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Coffeepot from the Orlov Service

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Coffeepot from the Orlov Service

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

Motifs of military banners and cannons, as well as the cipher of Count Grigorii Grigor'evich Orlov, decorate this coffeepot from the Orlov service. Rococo in shape, the lid and bottom sections are finely painted with a fish-scale design in gold on a dark cobalt blue ground. Romancing putti sitting on a grassy mound form the handle of the lid. The spout and handle are gilded.

Category:
CERAMICS, RUSSIAN
Object name:
Coffeepot from the Orlov Service
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1762-1765
Size:
overall __7.25 IN __7.00 IN
overall __18.42 CM __17.78 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.232.1-2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK __marked with the double-headed eagle in black and gold and circle and arrow impressed in porcelain
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood"