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LETTER OPENER

Currently in storage


About this object

The main part of the handle is in mother-of-pearl and the two ends are mounted in silver with molded decoration. At the end on one side is engraved H H with crown for Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (1931-1891). On the other side the Russian imperial eagle with the crown above.

Object name:
LETTER OPENER
Made from:
Silver -- mother of pearl -- brass
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
c. 1880
Size:
21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.168
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM NN in Cyrillic with crown
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973