Beaker Depicting Eight Sybils

Unknown Russian, Russian


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Silver gilt

Overall: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ralph Sylvester Bartlett, Class of 1889



Place Made: Russia, Europe



Object Name

Furnishings: Household Accessory

Research Area

Decorative Arts

On view

Course History

HIST 7.19, Medieval Paris, M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Spring 2022

Exhibition History

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, exhibited in conjunction with Russian Art and Russian Studies in America, 1917-1945, A Symposium; The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2-4, 2008.

Gold: Materiality, Morality, and Metaphor, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 14, 2024.

Publication History

Anne Odom, Russian Silver in America: Surviving the Melting Pot, Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens Foundation, 2011, figure 26, pp 48-49, ill. p. 49.

Published References

See Postnikova-Loseva (1983) p. 74 (8-sided stopa beaker with Sybils); for marks see Postnikova-Loseva (1983) #1931, date 1682-1683.


Collected by Ralph Sylvester Bartlett (1866-1960); given to present collection, 1959.

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