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Charka

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Adirondack Building


About this object

Bowl is in bloodstone while mounting, handle and foot are in silver gilt with small cabochon rubies. Has rope like decoration around edges, forming points on foot. Handle is notched around edge and has four large stones on top.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Charka
Made from:
Bloodstone -- silver gilt -- rubies
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
Late 17th c.-Early 18th c.
Size:
overall __1.25 IN __2.44 IN
overall __3.18 CM __6.19 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.620
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973