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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


About this object

The round silver presentation plate from the Yusupov service is engraved (center) with rampant lion below a princely crown (Yusupov family crest) surrounded by an old-Russian inscription. The border is cast and chased with pairs of falcons, peacocks and leopoards 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:
c. 1857
Size:
10 in. (25.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2017.9
Signature marks:
MARK: Minerva's head facing right (x2) MARK: Import mark for objects coming through Saint Petersburg, last quarter of the 19th c. MARK: Maker's mark of Alexandre Gueyton INSCRIPTION: Prince Nikolai Borisovich Yusupov / Princess Tatiana Alekandrovna Yusupov [Yusupov family crest inscribed in old-Russian, on the plate]
Credit line:
Alexandre Gueyton, silversmith (French, 1818-1862) Paris, about 1857 Museum Purchase through the Anne Curtis Odom Acquisition Fund, 2017