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FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF GRAND DUCHESS OLGA NIKOLAEVNA

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FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF GRAND DUCHESS OLGA NIKOLAEVNA

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The wide area around the opening is covered with green enamel over engine turning and edged white enamel. Below are two applied crossed sprays of laurel in chased silver. At the top of the frame is a ribbon bow in gold as if suspending a framed snapshot. The back is in ivory with an easel in silver. The snapshot is of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF GRAND DUCHESS OLGA NIKOLAEVNA
Made from:
Gold -- silver -- enamel -- ivory -- photograph
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1910
Size:
2 in. (5.1 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.54.1
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK Mark underneath the bottom edge of the frame: Cartier
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","What Became of Peter's Dream?: Court Culture in the Reign of Nicholas II"