Bibelotslondon Ltd is a UK registered company based in London Bridge dealing in ephemera and curiosities from Britain and around the world. Our diverse inventory is carefully chosen and constantly evolving. We work very hard to offer the highest quality works at competitive prices. Our inventory is listed online, and we strive to keep our website completely up to date, so our customers can easily check availability. We believe in offering clients items that are unique and rare for aficionados of the antique and collector's world.Bibelot is a late nineteenth century word derived from the French word bel beautiful, meaning a small item of beauty, curiosity or interest. The word ephemera is derived from the sixteenth century Greek word ephmera meaning a printed or hand written paper not meant to be retained for a long period of time. Fine antique and rare pink silk menu for a dinner hosted by.
1939, in honour of her husband. Count Felix Felixovich Sumarokov-Elston's. Birthday, he was born on 5th October 1856 in St Petersburg. The menu which has an impressive list of courses as well as wine and Champagne was produced in Paris for Restaurant de Marivaux Joseph in Paris. Embroidered in pink with'Y' surmounted by a crown.
She was an imperial Russian. Noblewoman, the only heiress of Russia's largest private fortune of her time. Famed for her beauty and the lavishness of her hospitality, she was a leading figure in pre-Revolutionary Russian society. In 1882, she married Count Felix Felixovich Sumarokov-Elston, who served briefly as General Governor of Moscow.
Zinaida is best known as the mother of Prince Felix Yusupov. She escaped revolutionary Russia and spent her remaining years living in exile. A lieutenant in the Horse Guards.They had four sons, two of whom survived childhood: Prince Nicholas Felixovich Yusupov (18831908) and Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov (18871967). After his father-in-law died, in 1891, Felix was granted special permission by Tsar Alexander III.
To carry the title Prince Yusupov as well as that of Count Sumarokov-Elston and to pass them both to his and Zinaida's heir. Size: 26 x 18.5 cm approx. Photos form part of the description. The item "Antique Silk Menu Imperial Russian Princess Zinaida Yusupov Youssoupoff 1895" is in sale since Sunday, July 26, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectables\Historical Memorabilia\Royalty Collectables". The seller is "bibelotslondon" and is located in london. This item can be shipped worldwide.