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Tankard

Maker:
Johan Henrik Åkerblom (1760–1829, master 1790)
Artist:
Medalist: Carl Leberecht (1749–1827)
Date:
1798
Culture:
Russian (St. Petersburg)
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
7 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (20 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rev. Alfred Duane Pell, 1925
Accession Number:
25.15.2
Not on view
Inscription: (In cyrillic, translation): Paul I, "Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russians"

Marking: [1] crossed sceptre over 1798 in oval (St. Petersburg town mark, 1798) (L. Bäcksbacka, St. Petersburgs juvelerare, 1951, p. 16, no. 82);
[2] 84 quality mark (Bäcksbacka, p. 18);
[3] A R(backwards), pellet between, in rectangle, mark for master assayer Alexander Iliych Jashinoff, (Jaschinov or Yashinov), 1795-1826 (Bäcksbacka, p. 20, no. 159);
[4] I H A in rectangle, maker's mark for Johan Henrik Åkerblom, native of Finland, Född 1760, master 1790, d. 1829. (Bäcksbacka, p. 115)
Rev. Alfred Duane Pell (until 1925; bequeathed to MMA)
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