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Oval Basket with Handle

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Oval Basket with Handle

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On an oval base made up of three bands, the interior of which is solid, plain silver. The body is in open work. Wires outline medallions containing scrolls, the whole interspersed with small diamond-shaped plaques in silver. On the handle is a device in a medallion with a wreath and a torch.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.398
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK 1. an animal in an oval, long tail waving over back, possibly the leopard for Pskov; 2. incomplete, possibly the number 12
Credit line:
Gift of Anna Antik in memory of Marie Antik, 1976