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TABLE FORK FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF FOUR

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TABLE FORK FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF FOUR

Made by: Alexandre Gueyton

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Each fork has four tines. The handle is composed of two intertwined stems, crossed at an angle below to form an open lozenge, flanked by chased scrolled leaves. Ending above in curved leaves which support the coat of arms of the Iusupov family, modeled both front and back.

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

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.122.4
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