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Covered Cup


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The handle of this cup is in the form of the Russian double-headed eagle. Such white enameled copperware is thought to have been a substitute for porcelain, which did not become widely available in Russia until the 1780s.
Exhibitions
  • Russian Art: Icons and Decorative Arts from the Origin to the Twentieth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1959-1960.
  • Russian Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-1997.
Provenance Eugene Lyons, Pleasantville, New York, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1956, by gift.
Credit Gift of Eugene Lyons, 1956

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Period
ca. 1760 (Modern)
Medium
copper, enamel, silver
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.640
Measurements
H: 11 in. (27.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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