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.
- 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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