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Charka

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Handle and bands around top and bottom of cup are plain except for turning near lip. On front is a medallion with a picture of a village in niello on a stippled ground. Rest has elaborate leaf scrolls in niello on a stippled ground.

Category:
niellos
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1847
Size:
5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.109
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: St. George and the Dragon, 84, AK/1847
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973