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Strainer (Russia)

This is a Strainer. It is dated 1873. Its medium is silver, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Samuel P. Avery. It is credited Gift of Samuel P. Avery.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 13.3 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm (5 1/4 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On handle reverse: St. George Killing the Dragon for Moscow; Assayer's mark: " B.C" above "1873"; 84 for fineness and maker's mark "N? A"; On bowl: stamped: 84 for fineness and a partiall observed maker's mark

Cite this object as

Strainer (Russia); silver, gilding; L x W x D: 13.3 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm (5 1/4 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Samuel P. Avery; 1898-6-23

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