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TALL TUMBLER

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

On the sides are three medallions in elaborate rococo frames; all in repoussé. In the medallions are the following: 1. Cupid carrying his bow and quiver, 2. a bird attacking a running rabbit, 3. a hawk catching a rabbit. There are rococo scrolls on the foot.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TALL TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1757
Size:
16.4 x 10 cm (6 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.22
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: four hallmarks, 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow combined with the date 1757, 2. No. 1 repeated, 3. E1, 4. [transcription]; marks 1 and 2 are repeated on the foot; scratched on bottom: 524; scratched bottom rim: C III N 20
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973