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CARD PLATE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The central part of the plate is silver gilt and inscribed with the name of Alexandra Iosephovna, wife of Grand Duke Constantine with the Romanov crown above in enamel. The outer edge is engraved to imitate a basket weave. The rim simulates basket weave.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
CARD PLATE
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.124
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on back: crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg with 88 for silver standard; ARC [transcription] for maker
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973