Sakerdon Skripitsyn

Sakerdon Skripitsyn (early to mid-19th century), Russian Neoclassical jeweller, silversmith, niello master. Hallmark: С. СКРИПИЦЫНЪ or СС in a rectangle. Lived and worked in Vologda.
Born: late 18th or early 19th century
Died: after 1844

Jeweller, silversmith, niello master. Hallmark: ?. ?????????? or ?? in a rectangle. Born in the family of Ivan Skripitsyn (late 18th or early 19th century). Worked in the Neoclassical style in Vologda (1835–44), where he created a snuff-box inset with a medallion of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna (1835), Easter egg with portraits of Tsar Alexander I after a painting by Baron François Gérard and Fieldmarshal Mikhail Kutuzov after a print by Ivan Terebenyov (1836) and a travelling service decorated with views of West European and Russian towns (1837). Died in an unknown location (after 1844). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1837). Contributed to the Vologda Provincial Exhibition (1837), Pan-Russian Manufacturing Exhibition in St Petersburg (1839), Treasures from the Kremlin at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (1979), 1812. Peace and War. Exhibition from Private Russian and Foreign Collections at the History Museum in Moscow (2008–09), Golden Age of Russian Jewellery Art at the Vladimir-Suzdal Museum Complex of History, Architecture and Art in Vladimir (2010–11) and 1812 in Private Collections of Moscow and St Petersburg at the Alexander Palace in Tsarskoe Selo (2012).

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