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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF DINA MERRILL (NEDENIA MARJORIE HUTTON)

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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF DINA MERRILL (NEDENIA MARJORIE HUTTON)

Made by: Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin

Currently in storage


About this object

Around opening for picture is gold beading and around this, a band of gold engraved in a sunburst pattern under a delicate grey blue translucent enamel. To this are appliqued two sprays of leaves, berries and acorns carved in red gold. On right are laurel leaves and on the left oak leaves. These are joined at bottom by a bowknot carved in red gold. Outer edge of frame is carved with two intertwined ribbons in green gold against red gold. The frame holds a miniature portrait of Dina Merrill (Nedenia Marjorie Hutton).

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF DINA MERRILL (NEDENIA MARJORIE HUTTON)
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- ivory
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1886-1898
Size:
3 7/16 × 2 3/4 in. (8.7 × 7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.69.1
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: crossed anchors and sceptre (assay mark of St. Petersburg before 1899); 56; MP (initials of workmaster Mikhail Perkhin in Cyrillic)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"