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.
- 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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