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.
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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. Rare printed menu dated 8th February 1900 with the family motto of the Sumarokov-Elston family "One goes Forward, but without Bending" embossed with the coat of arms of the Yusupov family. After his father-in-law died, 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 which included Prince Felix Yuspov, Count Sumarokov-Elston, famous for taking part in the murder of Rasputin.The menu was printed by K. Estifeev and would have been used at one of their numerous palaces.
Size: 22 x 15 cm approx. Photos form part of the description. This item is in the category "Collectables\Historical Memorabilia\Royalty Collectables". The seller is "bibelotslondon" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.