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SMALL CUP FROM THE DERZHAVA SERVICE, ONE OF TWO

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SMALL CUP FROM THE DERZHAVA SERVICE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Ippolit Antonovich Monigetti

Currently in storage


About this object

The bulbous cup features an elaborated design of ropes and chains in gold, medallions with an anchor or the Imperial orb on a blue ground, and rectangular panels in green. On the thumbpiece to the handle is the crowned cipher of Alexander II on a blue ground.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
SMALL CUP FROM THE DERZHAVA SERVICE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1871-1873
Size:
6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.343.10
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK: Crowned cypher of Alexander II [A II] in underglaze-green W II in gold and three dots [Underside]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood"