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Plateau

Manufacturer:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century, after ca. 1635–40 original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after German, Augsburg original
Medium:
Electroformed copper, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 1/2 × 42 × 34 1/2 in. (6.4 × 106.7 × 87.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1883
Accession Number:
83.18.265
Not on view
This electrotype is after a seventeenth-century original (Augsburg, ca. 1635–40) in the treasure of the Kremlin, Moscow. It was a gift to Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich by the ambassadors of the king of Poland, Wladislaw IV in 1647, together with a matching ewer.
Marking: On original:
[1] (Augsburg);
[2] H B in circle (maker's mark)
Henry G. Marquand (until 1883; to MMA)
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