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PRESENTATION PLATE FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF THREE

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PRESENTATION PLATE FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF THREE

Made by: Alexandre Gueyton

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

The round silver presentation plate from the Iusupov service is engraved (center) with rampant lion below a princely crown (Iusupov family crest) surrounded by an old-Russian inscription. The border is cast and chased with pairs of falcons, peacocks and leopards in heraldic position set within interlaced ornament.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
PRESENTATION PLATE FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF THREE
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1857
Size:
5/8 × 9 3/4 in. (1.6 × 24.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2008.10
Signature marks:
HALLMARKS: Minerva [French silver guaranty mark] Import mark for objects coming through Saint Petersburg, last quarter of the 19th c. [91 (two anchors crossing a scepter) ПТ] Maker's mark of Alexandre Gueyton [On plate] INSCRIPTION: Iusupov family crest – inscribed in old-Russian “Prince Nikolai Borisovich Iusupov / Princess Tatiana Aleksandrovna Iusupov” [on the plate]
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 2008