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Tea Caddy

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Tea caddy is square with rounded corners and shoulders and a round bulbous screw cover. Interior is silver gilt and ther is an interior cover. On each face is a view of Moscow, several of the Kremlin and one of St. Basil's church in niello. Corners amd shoulders have nielloed designs in scrolls. On cover is monogram of original owner.

Category:
niellos
Made from:
Silver -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1888
Size:
11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.172.1-3
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK; MONOGRAM St. George and Dragon, AA/1888, 84, BC; EK
Credit line:
Gift of George Bunker, 1973