Ivan Schetkin (Schukin)

Ivan Schetkin or Schukin (c. 1700–after 1750), Russian Baroque jeweller, silversmith, engraver. Hallmark: ИЦС in an octagon. Lived and worked in Moscow, where he created silverware and religious ornaments.
Born: late 17th or early 18th century
Died: after 1750

Jeweller, silversmith, engraver. Hallmark: ??? in an octagon. Born in Moscow in the family of a palace cook called Semyon Schetkin (late 17th or early 18th century). Lived near the Don Monastery in Moscow, where he was a merchant of the first guild. Worked in the Kremlin workshops (1719–50), where he created silverware and religious ornaments in the Baroque style, including a tabernacle for the Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour in Yaroslavl (1734) and a cover of Gospels for the St Barsanuphius Convent in Moscow (1741). Died in an unknown location (after 1750).

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