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CUP ON THREE BALL FEET

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CUP ON THREE BALL FEET

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Around the cup are three engraved medallions, each centering an urn and framed with laurel swag. These medallions are linked by garlands and ribbons. The three ball feet are attached to the body of the cup by a flame-like decoration. The lip of the cup and interior are gilded.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
CUP ON THREE BALL FEET
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1787
Size:
5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.53
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, partial date ... 787, partially visible ..T (probably for Titov Andrei, Moscow essayer in 1786-1798), A. A. K. in Cyrillic in a heart-shaped cartouche for Kosyrev Aleksei (alderman, active in 1762-1791)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973