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CUP FROM A VODKA SET

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CUP FROM A VODKA SET

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Cups each have an ovoid medallion with a Moscow building in niello on a gilt ground. On opposite side is a round medallion with an engraved monogram on a gilt ground. A gilded band at top and base. Rest of background has all over nielloed vine scroll on a gilt and stippled ground.

Category:
niellos
Object name:
CUP FROM A VODKA SET
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1880
Size:
5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.75.9
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, 84 in a square for silver standard, FR
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973