Art/ Collection/ Art Object


Axel Hedlund (working 1799–1839)
Russian, Saint Petersburg
Silver, wood
Overall: 4 × 6 1/2 in. (10.2 × 16.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.4a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] crossed sceptre and two anchors in oval, with date 1801 below (Saint Petersburg town mark and date);
[2] 84 in rectangle (quality mark, equal to .875);
[3] AHL in rectangle (maker's mark for Axel Hedlund, Swedish born, working in St. Petersburg 1799–1833/39);
[4] A Я with pellet between, in rectangle (assay master's mark, Alexander Ilyich Jaschinkov [Jaschinov], 1795–1826).

Location of marks:
All on base and on rim of lid
William Gedney Beatty (until d. 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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