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Jug

Manufacturer:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century, after 1615–16 original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after British, London original
Medium:
Electroformed copper, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 24 1/2 × 17 × 12 5/8 in., 16.2 lb. (62.2 × 43.2 × 32.1 cm, 7.4 kg)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1883
Accession Number:
83.18.8
Not on view
This electrotype is after a seventeenth-century original (1615–16), in the treasury of the Kremlin, Moscow. Derived from the English monarchy Jewel House and formerly part of the "Great Guilt Cubberd of Estate'" in 1626. Brought by Fabian Smith of the Muscovy Company for the treasury of Tsar Mikhail Fyodorovich in 1629.
Marking: On original:
[1] London hallmarks for 1615–16;
[2] RB (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
Scratched on underside of foot: 116 and 10'
Henry G. Marquand (until 1883; to MMA)
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