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Chocolate pot

Russian (Moscow)
1791
Mark of Egor Antipov Antipev (Russian, active 1796–1852)


Object Place: North Asia, Moscow, Russia

Dimensions

20 x 12.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.72a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, ivory handle and finial

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Elliptical, tapering, seamed near deep triangular curved spout. Flat edge and shaped spout cover. Engraved and bright-cut bands on all edges. Straight sockets for ivory scroll handle; fluted square ivory knob with silver and copper pin. Marks on bottom, on bezel and in cover.

Markings

Marks for Moscow (double-headed eagle); unidentified alderman (PL#2136), active 1775-1802; assayer Aleksei Ivanov Vikhliaev (PL#2092), active 1781-1809; and maker Egor Antipov Antipev (PL#2430), active ca. 1796-1852

Credit Line

Bequest of Thomas Whittemore