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BOWL

Made by: Fedor Ovchinnikov

Currently in storage


About this object

Background of bowl inside and out is stippled and gilded. In central medallion inside is a fantastic bird in enamel surrrounded by a border of turquoise dots and then more elaborate decorative motifs. Inner sides have a floral scrolls in enamel and near rim is a row of turquoise dots. Motifs are repeated on outer sides. Three ball feet are decorated with twisted wire decoration. Wires are unussually thick and raised. Unusual dark purple translucent enamel.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
BOWL
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1891
Size:
6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.118
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK St. George and the Dragon, 84,Date/1891, L.O in cyrillic for tester Oleks Lev; FO in cyrillic for Ovchinnikov Fedor the maker
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973