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BOX

Made by: Konstantin Egorovich Makovskii

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

A rectangular box. On the lid is a reserved shaped panel containing a scene painted in en plein enamel with "The Boyar" after Konstantin Makovskii. He is wearing a cap and fur trimmed red robe, and is seated facing right, with his hands resting on a staff. There is a vessel on a shelf at right, and rays of light above streaming from a window made of small circular panes. The rest of the box is covered in filigree enamel in Neo-Russian style in dark blue, brown, grey, and touches of orange, on sides lozenge shapes with white grounds.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
BOX
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
3.2 × 8.4 × 6 cm (1 1/4 × 3 5/16 × 2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.209
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK kokoshnik in circle, kokoshnik facing right in an oval with a delta for Moscow and 88 for silver standard, Cyrillic letter bEP part of name of Faberge topped by double headed eagle for Imperial warrant, scratched letters 391831; inside lid: 88, Faberge in Cyrillic topped by eagle on bottom
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1987
Featured in publication:
"What Became of Peter's Dream?: Court Culture in the Reign of Nicholas II","Fabergé Rediscovered","Hillwood: Thirty Years of Collecting, 1977-2007"