Objects
Key of the city of Riga. Craftsman: Johann George Eben. 1710
Key of the city of Riga. Craftsman: Johann George Eben. 1710
Object type
Key of the city of Riga
Place of origin
Governorate of Livonia, Riga
Date
Author
Craftsman: Johann George Eben
Materials
Technique
Casting, carving, niello
Dimensions
Total length: 22,0 cm
Object history note
Was presented to the General Field marshal Boris Petrovich Sheremetev by the magistrate of the city of Riga in 1710 soon after the Swedish garrison had capitulated.
Publications
"An Perfect victory". In commemoration of 300-anniversary of the Battle at Poltava. Exhibition catalogue, St. Petersburg, 2009
Morshakova E.A, Bobrovnitskaya I.A., Kogut E.V., Martynova M.V., Orlenko S.P. 'Map of Russia. Historical milestones' Moscow, 2014
Museum number
Ор-247