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SKIPPET (SEAL BOX)

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SKIPPET (SEAL BOX)

Made by: David Neplin

Currently in storage


About this object

On the cover is the Russian Imperial double headed eagle with crowns in repoussé and a laurel leaf border. On the back is a series of initials engraved. Exterior is gilded, interior is silver.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
SKIPPET (SEAL BOX)
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt -- copper
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1796-1814
Size:
3.2 × 7.9 cm (1 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.67.1-2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK hallmarks: crossed anchors and sceptre for St. Petersburg before 1896; 84; D.N in Latin script for Neplin David (active 1796-1814); A.Ya in Cyrillic for Yaschinov Aleksandr (st. Petersburg essayer in 1795-1826) monogram GMSNA (?) in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973