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Flagon

Manufacturer:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century, after 1663–64 original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after British, London original
Medium:
Silver on base metal
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 15 3/4 × 10 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (40 × 26.7 × 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1883
Accession Number:
83.18.16
Not on view
This electrotype is after a 1663–64 original in the treasure of the Kremlin, Moscow. It was a gift to Tsar Alexei by the ambassador Charles Howard from King Charles II in 1664.
Inscription: In Slavonic: Sent to the Tsar by the King of England, in 16[?]

Marking: On original:
[1] London hallmarks for 1663–64;
[2] H.G. . . . in a plain shield. (maker's mark)
Henry G. Marquand (until 1883; to MMA)
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