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TUMBLER

Made by: Andrei Dement'ev

Currently in storage


About this object

There is a plain band top and bottom with turning near the lip. The rest has a repoussé decoration in high relief. These consist of scrolls, plain and stippled and two birds of prey, one alighting, with its beak touching the foot; and the other with his wings raised, with its beak touching the wing.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1774
Size:
7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.34
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: four hallmarks, 1. St. George right for Moscow, 2. 1774, 3. A (?) D in Cyrillic script for Dement'ev Andrei(1743-1793); 4. AF(?)P in Cyrillic script in heart-shaped cartouche for Petrov Fedor (alderman in 1759-1784) monogram bottom: N I (?) in Latin script
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973