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Bottle cooler

Factory:
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg (Russian, 1744–present)
Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
Russian, Saint Petersburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); Diameter: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1943
Accession Number:
43.100.62
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 553
The cooler is from a table service made for the empress Elizabeth (1709–1762) and kept in the court pantry of the Winter Palace.
Marking: Painted on base in black enamel: [1] Double-headed eagle with 3. below (factory mark); impressed on base: [2] Astrological symbol for Mars (factory mark indicating clay form Gjelsk; incised on base: [3] 111
[ Le Passé ; to Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson , New York (until 1943; to MMA)
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