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SUGAR BOWL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

This upper portion of this rectangular sugar bowl is decorated with four distinct decorative panels. The first panel features an eagle on a globe, facing to the left. The second panel has an eagle on a globe, facing to the right. The third panel consists of a group of trophies with a helmet and a drum. And the fourth panel depicts a group of trophies with cuirasses, or body armor. The lower part of the sugar bowl features a melon design. The foot has pseudo-classical scrolls and marks.

The sugar bowl is rectangular in shape tapering to a rectangular foot. The upper part is decorated with small rectangular panels of four designs: 1. eagle on globe facing left; 2. eagle on globe facing right; 3. group of trophies with helmet and drum; 4. group of trophies with cuirass, etc. The lower part of the bowl has a melon design. The foot has pseudo-classical scrolls and marks.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
SUGAR BOWL
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1827
Size:
7 x 9.2 cm (2 3/4 x 3 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.570
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK inside: 1. St. George and the dragon for Moscow; 2. [transcription] for the tester and date; 3. [transcription] for the silver standard; 4. [transcription] for the maker
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1968