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Chocolate pot

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.

Marks

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

Russian (Moscow), 1791

Object Place

Moscow, Russia

Accession Number

RES.53.72a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver