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TABLE SPOON FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF SEVEN

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TABLE SPOON FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF SEVEN

Made by: Alexandre Gueyton

Currently in storage


About this object

The handle is composed of two intertwined stems, crossed at an angle below to form an open lozenge, flanked by chased scrolled leaves which support the coat of arms of the Iusupov (Yusupov) family, modeled both front and back.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TABLE SPOON FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF SEVEN
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1857
Size:
8 1/4 in. (21 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.122.11
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK: Minerva's head facing right, with 1 on upper right corner-indicating highest silver content (950). In use from 1838 to 1973 in this form. Import mark for objects coming through Saint Petersburg in the last quarter of the 19th c. The maker's mark of Alexandre Gueyton (1818-1862). COAT OF ARMS: Yusupov family crest
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973