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KNIFE FROM THE SERVICE OF THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKII

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KNIFE FROM THE SERVICE OF THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKII

Made by: Gardner Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Silver gilt knife with pointed curving blades. Pistol shaped handle with enlarge rococo ends in turquoise and gilding entwined with red ribbon with badge at end near blade. In open spaces are cluster of flowers. Blades are modern but done in old style.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
KNIFE FROM THE SERVICE OF THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKII
Made from:
Porcelain -- silver gilt
Made in:
Verbilki, Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
20.3 cm (8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.426.3
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973