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KNIFE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Handles are painted to imitate the style of 18th century Sevres, on each piece, on a turquoise blue ground, there are two oval reserves each with one exotic bird in a landsacpe on a white ground, each oval is framed by a narrow gilt band from which spring gilt sprays of flowers and leaves. Around the collar of each handle is a painted fringe like band in gilt, the ends of the handles are slightly curved, the metal rod inside the handle supporting the fork ends with a small extension outisde, the estension of the knife's rod is missing, leaving a hole. Painting of porcelain is crude, tines and blade are silver gilt.

Category:
ceramics, russian
Object name:
KNIFE
Made from:
Porcelain -- silver
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
1854
Size:
20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.522.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK A. Yu. for Adam Yuden, A.M./1854, 84, crossed swords and anchor
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1990