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SEAL

Made by: Karl Pavlovich Briullov

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The seal is carved in the form of a bust of a bare headed man wearing a frock coat. He has long hair, combed forward over his forehead. He scowls. His coat has a large collar and is buttoned on his right. It features Russian author Ivan Krylov (after an 1839 portrait by Karl Briullov). The pedestal foot is ribbed and the base is oval.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Smoky quartz
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
late 19th Century
Size:
3 5/8 × 3 1/4 × 1 1/4 in. (9.2 × 8.3 × 3.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.32
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
NAME: Kulibin [base of a seal]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems