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SUGAR SHOVEL FROM A TEA SERVICE

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SUGAR SHOVEL FROM A TEA SERVICE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Cup, saucer, tea glass holder, spoon handles, sugar bucket, and lemon handle are all decorated with an elaborate stylized floral decorations in reds, blues, greens, turquoise on a blue ground with red dots all in enamel. Sugar shovel has blue enamel bordered in green dots on handle. Two lemon dishes have pie crust borders with stylized motifs in blue, green, and red enamel on a turquoise ground.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
SUGAR SHOVEL FROM A TEA SERVICE
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
USSR
Date made:
ca. 1950
Size:
9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.134.11
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK profile head to right, letter G and 916, three letters for maker
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973