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Handleless Charka

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The handleless charka is urn-shaped. Around the flaring upper part is engraved stylized leaves on a dotted ground. The body is bulbous and melon-shaped. The ring foot flares outward.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver repoussé
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1740
Size:
3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.541
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK hallmarks: 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow with the date 174?; 2. A E [transcription]; 3. partly legible mark
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1966