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PLAQUE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Plaque has four medallions carved after coins or metal meadllions with busts of Tsar Peter I, Tsarina Catherine I, Tsari Empress Elizabeth I (Elizaveta Petrovna) and Tsarina Catherine II, each one encircled by inscription withdate, taken from original models. Background of ivory is carved in openwork with leaf scrolls.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
PLAQUE
Made from:
Ivory
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
17.4 × 14 cm (6 7/8 × 5 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.27
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973