Mark of Unidentified artist
Object Place: Europe, Russia
9.52 x 27.94 cm (3 3/4 x 11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, parcel gilt
Not On View
Elliptical bowl, domed center repousse with triple-crowned double-headed eagle in wreath against delicately dotted ground. Sides engraved with inscriptions in acanthus reserves. Cross on crowned double eagle cast at end. High handle with cast crowned motive with silver plaque of engraved portrait head of Peter the Great. Marks on back of handle: No.8119 in Rosenberg and two others.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Foster Stearns