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TRAY

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Oblong tray with trefoiled sides and openwork handles. A view of the Kremlin as seen fromthe river is in the center. View is in niello in an elaborate setting that is engraved, stippled and nielloed. A place has been left for the owners monogram.

Category:
niellos
Object name:
TRAY
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1876
Size:
31.1 x 42.5 cm (12 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.72
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, B.C./1876 , 84 in a square for silver standard, NM; on handle: B.C./1876, unidentified mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973