Sugar bowl

Russian (St. Petersburg)
1799
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, St. Petersburg, Russia

Dimensions

11.5 x 12 cm (4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.944a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, partial gilt, and niello

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Partly ribbed and gilded, having three oval landscape medallions in black and called “Tula niello.” Narrow borders of laurel and zigzags. Garlands and borders on cover in same work. Knobbed finial.

Markings

Marks: 84, in rectangle. A, in rectangle. 1799 with cross

Provenance

Bequest of Katherine C. Pierce to the MFA in 1915 (Accession Date: August 12, 1915)

Credit Line

Bequest of Katherine C. Pierce