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TUMBLER

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

Plain bands are about the lower and upper part with turning near the lip, the rest has fine, strong rococo scrolls, flowers and two birds, one with arms raised, the other alighting on a cluster of flowers. These are plain or stippled and the background has a punched decoration.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1756
Size:
8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.21
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: three hallmarks, 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, 2. B. A., 3. Mb
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973