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Cup and Saucer


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Both the cup and saucer are pierced in overlapping, semilunar patterns, which have been filled with red and blue translucent enamel. The monogram ETW appears on the saucer.
Exhibitions
  • Old Russian Enamels. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. 1987.
Provenance Leo Kaplan, New York; Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C., May 25, 1977, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Mark] On base of cup: MADE FOR TIFFANY & CO; [Mark] Assay mark on base of cup in Cyrillic: LO (Lek Fedorovich Oleks, act: 1890-96), 88; [Mark] Town mark on base of cup: St George facing left; [Mark] On base of saucer: MADE FOR TIFFANY & CO; [Maker's mark] On base of saucer in Latin: AK; [Mark] Assay mark on base of saucer in Cyrillic: LO over 1893, 88; [Mark] Town mark on base of saucer: St George facing left, Moscow; [Inventory number] Scratches on base of saucer: 8171; [Monogram] On saucer: ETW
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010

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Period
1893
Medium
silver gilding, plique-à-jour enamel
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.843
Measurements
Diam of cup: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm); Diam of saucer: 5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm)
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