Vodka Cup or Charka

Small shallow cup with two scrolling handles and three ball and claw feet. Silver-gilt, decorated inside and out with engraved designs filled with niello. Stamped in the rim are four groups of rosettes.


  • Title

    Vodka Cup or Charka

  • Associated place

    Moscow (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1690 - 1700
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt, niello

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    max 11.2 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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