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DESSERT FORK FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF TWELVE

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DESSERT FORK FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF TWELVE

Made by: Alexandre Gueyton

Currently in storage


About this object

Each fork has four tines. The handle is composed of two intertwined stems, crossed at an angle below to form an open lozenge, flanked by chased scrolled leaves. Ending above in curved leaves which support the coat of arms of the Iusupov (Yusupov) family, modeled both front and back.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
DESSERT FORK FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF TWELVE
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
c. 1857
Size:
L. 7 in., W 1 1/4 in., D. 1 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2018.8.21
Signature marks:
MARKS: 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 [A. G.] / Minerva's head facing right [French silver guaranty mark]
Credit line:
Museum Purchase through the Anne Curtis Odom Acquisition Fund, 2018