Requires Photography

Tea caddy with cover

Russian (Moscow)
1790s
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: North Asia, Moscow, Russia

Dimensions

11.11 x 7.78 cm (4 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.75a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Reeded and fluted rectangular body, base and shoulder overlapping sides. Domed to cylindrical bezel over which small cover with turned knob fits. Bands of arabesque engraving at edges. Marks on bezel.

Inscription

Later inventory number, "3999." painted in red on underside of base.

Markings

Marks for unidentified maker (possibly PL#2152), active 1792-1798; date mark on bezel: 179[?]

Credit Line

Bequest of Thomas Whittemore