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Charka

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The cup portion is oval in shape. It has four panels decorated with rococo motifs in low relief and repoussé; in each a rococo frame surrounds a different pattern; near the handle, a scale motif; to the right, cross-hatching; opposite handle, stippling; last, wavy or horizontal engraved lines. There is a small crimp in the top center of three of the panels (not the one with the handle). The jagged twig-like handle is undecorated. The oval foot is crimped.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.547
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow (date illegible), 2. [transcription], 3. [transcription]; on handle: partial impressed mark which is illegible
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1968