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KNIFE FROM KNIFE AND FORK SET

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KNIFE FROM KNIFE AND FORK SET

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The handle is a mosaic of malachite. The knife blade is silver.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
KNIFE FROM KNIFE AND FORK SET
Made from:
Malachite -- silver
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1850
Size:
7/8 × 5/8 × 8 in. (2.2 × 1.6 × 20.3 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.567.1
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
HALLMARKS: Crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg; [M.K / 1850] for the tester and date; [84] for the silver standard; a partially illegible maker's mark [On blade]
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1966
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems