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SUGAR TONGS

Made by: 11th Artel

Currently in storage


About this object

Shaped like two teaspoons joined at ends of handles. Backs of bowls and handles are decorated with filigree enamel with formalized design of flowers, leaves and other motifs against a gilt stippled ground. On the top of the handle is an engraved monogram.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
SUGAR TONGS
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Moscow
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.99
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK kokoshnik right, delta for Moscow, 84, IIA for Eleventh Artel' monogram ME in Cyrillic or Latin script
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973