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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

Currently in storage


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:
France __ __Paris
Date made:
ca. 1857
Size:
Diam. 9 7/8 in

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2018.7
Signature marks:
MARK: Import mark for objects coming through Saint Petersburg, last quarter of the 19th c. [On Plate] INSCRIPTION: Iusupov family crest – inscribed in old-Russian Prince Nikolai Borisovich Iusupov / Princess Tatiana Aleksandrovna Iusupov [On Plate]
Credit line:
Museum Purchase through the Anne Curtis Odom Acquisition Fund, 2018