Plate

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
Object Type
plate
date made
1770
maker
Deichmann, Zacharias
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt finish material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 9 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 23.495 cm
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya, Sankt-Peterburg
ID Number
DL*62.0063
catalog number
62.0063
accession number
226997
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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