Silver-gilt or vermeil circular plate with a plain, flat well, raised and shaped edge of four bracketlike segments separated by four concave ones and a conforming, applied cast rim of ruffled scrolls and scallop shells alternating with conch shells. No foot ring. Well underside has an engraved zigzag test line and is struck with four hallmarks, including assayer's mark "И•Ф" in raised Cyrillic in a rectangle, St. Petersburg city mark for 1770, maker's mark "ZD" in raised roman letters in a rectangle; and standard mark "78" in individual squares.
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Object Name
Object Type
date made
Deichmann, Zacharias
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt finish material)
overall: 23.9 cm; x 9 7/16 in
overall: 3/8 in x 9 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 23.495 cm
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya, Sankt-Peterburg
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Colonel William E. Shipp
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