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Oval Box with View of the Kremlin
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Oval Box with View of the Kremlin


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A view of the Kremlin towers is painted within the oval on the box's lid. The filigree and painted enamel decoration of tulip blossoms is raised against a stippled background. A cabochon amethyst serves as the thumb-piece.
Provenance Leo Kaplan, New York; Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1985, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Symbols] A11, circular kokoshnik left, IL (in Cyrillic, for Ivan Lebedkin, Moscow assay master, 1899-1908)
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010

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Period
1908-1917
Medium
silver gilding, painted filigree enamel, amethyst
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.950
Measurements
H: 1 9/16 x W: 6 7/16 x D with stone: 3 1/16 in. (4 x 16.3 x 7.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Russia, Moscow (Place of Origin)
  • Russia, Moscow, Kremlin (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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