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STAR

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The arms are engraved with a rinceau design, each one having a cartouche, polygonal in shape and engraved with an inscription in Russian: "Having come and bringing from another who was holy above." The central rivet fastening the two pieces together is covered with a medallion engraved with a half-length figure of Christ with dove blessing and inscribed: [transcription].

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
STAR
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
17th c.
Size:
7.6 × 12.5 cm (3 × 4 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.81
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973