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TUMBLER

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

There is a plain band at the top and bottom with turning around the rim. About the tumbler are three large cartouches with elaborate baroque frames with large leaves, plain and with stippled decoration. In the cartouches are: 1. a city gate with a bird perched on top of it, 2. a landscape with the sun and a Cupid kneeling before a flower, 3. a hawk attacking another bird.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1738
Size:
8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.33
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: three hallmarks, 1. N O C K B A, 2. [transcription], 3. partly illegible
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973