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TALL TUMBLER

Made by: Timofei Siluianov

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

The sides are decorated in repousse and divided into three sections each with a medallion with a long frame of rococo scrolls. In the medallions are 1. a lion rampant holding a scepter, 2. Cupid cutting down a tree and 3. a one headed eagle with crown, globe and sceptre. The ring foot has vertical ribbing.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TALL TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1751
Size:
18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.46
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow in a square frame, 2. AK in Cyrillic for Kuz'min Anisim, Moscow essayer in 1741-1752; 3. TS in Cyrillic for Siluyanov Timofei (active 1750-1802) 1751 is the only year that has a city mark in a square frame( afterwards it is arched) and still fit the time frame of both silversmith and essayer
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973