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Bell

Bell

  • Place of origin:

    Moscow (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1858 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sazikov (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver and parcel gilt

  • Museum number:

    559-1874

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

This silver and parcel gilt bell is in the form of a Morion helmet of 1550 - 1600. The embossed panels depict Hercules wrestling with Anteaus, and slaying the Lernaean Hydra.

Place of Origin

Moscow (probably, made)

Date

1858 (made)

Artist/maker

Sazikov (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver and parcel gilt

Dimensions

Height: 5.875 in, Diameter: 4.5 in

Object history note

This bell takes the form of a morion helmet of 1550 to 1600. The embossed panels depict Hercules wrestling with Antaeus, and slaying the Lernaean hydra.

Historical context note

Sazikov held the Imperial Warrant from 1842.

Descriptive line

Silver and parcel-gilt bell made by Sazikov; Russia (probably Moscow), 1858

Labels and date

'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900'

This bell takes the form of a morion helmet of 1550 to 1600. The embossed panels depict Hercules wrestling with Antaeus, and slaying the Lernaean hydra. Sazikov held the Imperial Warrant from 1842. [1987-2006]

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Parcel gilding

Subjects depicted

Hydra

Categories

Ph-survey; Metalwork; Myths & Legends

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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