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Casket or toilet box

Date:
1770
Culture:
Russian (Velikii Ustiug) (Siberia)
Medium:
Silver gilt with niello
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); L. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.51
Not on view
Marking: [1] Double-headed eagle, probably crowned, holding orb and sceptre, letters B Y below (for Velikii Ustiug, Siberian town)
[2] A T with 1770 above (assay master's mark. Cf. Foelkaersam, II, p. 317, this mark given with date 1787 above; also pp. 358, 378).
Lucy W. Drexel (until 1889; to MMA)
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