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Flask or flacon

Manufacturer:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after British, London original
Medium:
Electroformed copper, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 20 x 7 13/16 x 7 3/8 in. (50.8 x 19.8 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1883
Accession Number:
83.18.19a, b
Not on view
Inscription: (in Slavonic) "Sent to the Tsar Alexis Michailovitch by the King of England, Charles II, in 1664"

Marking: On original:
[1] Lion;
[2] Leopard;
[2] Date letter for 1619;
[4] Maker's mark I.S.
Henry G. Marquand (until 1883; to MMA)
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