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Flagon

Maker:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century, after 1596–97 original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after British, London original
Medium:
Silver on base metal
Dimensions:
Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1883
Accession Number:
83.18.13
Not on view
This electrotype is after a seventeenth-century original (1596–97), at time of reproduction a treasure of the Patriarch, Moscow.
Marking: On original:
[1] London hallmarks for 1596–97;
[2] a hooped barrel with an animal on it (maker's mark)
Henry G. Marquand (until 1883; to MMA)
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