Description A heraldic griffin with a long tail appears on the raised center of the bowl. The interior walls are decorated with four stylized pedestals separated by pairs of dolphin-like sea monsters in blue filigree enamel over a textured gold ground. The same decorative motifs appear on the exterior of the bowl.
Provenance Leo Kaplan, New York; purchased by Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C., January 10 2000; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 2010.
Inscriptions [Maker's Mark] In Cyrillic on center of base: LO (Lev Oleks, Moscow assay master, active 1890-1895), PO
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010
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