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TUMBLER

Made by: Gavrila Gavrilov Zon

Currently in storage


About this object

There is a narrow plain band at the bottom and a wide plain band at the top with turning at the lip. The rest of the sides have a fine repoussé decoration consisting of rococo scrolls, leaves, flowers and two cartouches each with an eagle. One eagle issitting on a scroll with spread wings and its head turned to the side; the other one is shown in profile sitting on cluster of flowers with one wing raised. Some of the stippling is gilded.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1760
Size:
10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.26
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: three hallmarks, 1. St. George and the Dragon right for Moscow and 1760, 2. AFP in Cyrillic enclosed in heart-shaped cartouche (for Petrov Fedor, alderman in 1759-1784), 3. GZ in Cyrillic for Zon Gavriil (workmaster in 1743-1762)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973