Charka (Primary Title)

Alexander Treyden (Workmaster)

before 1899
Decorative Arts
gold, emerald
St. Petersburg, Russia
2 1/2" H x 3 1/4" W (6.35 cm. H x 8.26 cm. W)
Outside appears to be of yellow gold; the inner wall of red gold. Repousse design of four double eagles and floral designs. The handle holds a green stone, identified by James Alperin (11/77) as an emerald. A ring of metal beads once once surrounded the h
Anchor and scepter, AT: (A. Thilemann), "56." Initials of workmaster Alexander Treyden with imperial warrant, assay mark of St. Petersburg before 1899, 56 zolotnik
Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt
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