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KNIFE FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF TWELVE

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KNIFE FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF TWELVE

Made by: Alexandre Gueyton

Currently in storage


About this object

The knife handle is applied on both sides with Pan-Slavic strapwork with the Yusupov coat of arms at the center. The blade is stainless steel

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
KNIFE FROM THE YUSUPOV BYZANTINE SERVICE, ONE OF TWELVE
Made from:
Silver -- steel
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
c. 1857
Size:
L. 9 5/8 in., W. 7/8 in., D. 1/2 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2018.8.30
Signature marks:
MARK: Maker's mark of Alexandre Gueyton [ALEX GUEYTON] [on blade] MARKS: Minerva's head facing right [French silver guaranty mark] / 88 [Russian silver guaranty mark] [on handle]
Credit line:
Museum Purchase through the Anne Curtis Odom Acquisition Fund, 2018