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TEAPOT WITH VIEWS OF THE KREMLIN

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TEAPOT WITH VIEWS OF THE KREMLIN

Made by: Vasilii Semenov

Currently in storage


About this object

Gilt inside and out. Each piece has two medallions with views of the Kremlin in niello in silver. Remainder of outside of each piece is covered with an all over arabesque design in niello on a gilt ground, except for handles, bases, medallions, which are left vacant for monogram.

Category:
niellos
Object name:
TEAPOT WITH VIEWS OF THE KREMLIN
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1887
Size:
15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.81.1-2
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, 84 in a square for silver standard, R.O./1887, BC
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Art at Hillwood"