Presentation Kovsh

Kovsh; Cup

Creator:

Morozov (firm)

Date:

1908 - 1912

Materials:

Silver

Dimensions:

L 14 cm x H 5 cm x W 6.9 cm

Accession Number:

33.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Dvorjitsky-San Filippo, Irina

Description

Silver kovsh, with peaked prow and hook handle. On bowl is engraved inscription: Георгiю Корнелiевичу | Дворжицкому | отъ каютъ-компанiи | крейсера "Аврора" | 1911-1912. ("To Georgii Kornelievich Dvorjitsky from the wardroom of the cruiser Avrora, 1911-1912").

History Note

Presented to Georgii (Iurii) Kornelievich Dvorjitsky (1889-1971) by the officers of the cruiser Avrora, which was on a voyage visiting a number of other countries from 1911 to 1912. In November 1911 the cruiser was in Bangkok as part of the celebrations in honor of the coronation of the new King of Siam.

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: double eagle, В. МОРОЗОВЪ; illegible mark; alpha, kokoshnik facing right, 84 in oval.