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MENU HOLDER

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The background of the rectangular menu holder is engraved with engine turned waves and then enameled in translucent red. Against the enamel are four pedestal type incense burners and between each two a wreath and a swag, all carved in silver and gilded. On the border is a repeated acanthus motif engraved. The two feet are gadrooned. At the back is a brace.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
MENU HOLDER
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1903
Size:
3 × 8.3 cm (1 3/16 × 3 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.182
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom rim: kokoshnik facing left (1899-1908), Ya L in Cyrillic for Yakov Lyapunov (St. Petersburg essayer for 1899-1903), 88 for the silver standard, AN in Latin script (initials of workmaster Anders Nevalainen), 14369 scratched; on brace: 88, AN
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé at Hillwood","Fabergé Rediscovered"