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Tea caddy with cover

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.

Marks

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Thomas Whittemore

Russian (Moscow), 1790s

Object Place

Moscow, Russia

Accession Number

RES.53.75a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver