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Charka

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The charka is urn-shaped. The upper part is eight-sided and flares outward and is engraved with rococo designs. The main part is bulbous and is engraved in a melon pattern. The handle is an S-scroll. The ring foot flares outward.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1762
Size:
4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.543
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: hallmarks 1. partly illegible St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, 2. [transcription], 3. C. C. [transcription] for the maker
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1966