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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 Factory

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

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.426.4
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973