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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The opening for the photograph is made of gold with beading. About this is a bowenite panel with a garland of leaves carved in green gold, intertwined about a red gold band. Outer frame has two intertwined ribbons carved in green gold against red gold. The frame holds a miniature of Marjorie Merriweather Post painted by Sonia Engalichev.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Gold -- bowenite
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1872-1896
Size:
8.7 × 7.5 cm (3 7/16 × 2 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.70.1
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK on back edge: crossed anchors and sceptre (assay mark of St. Petersburg before 1896), 56, MP (in Cyrillic initials of Mikhail Perkhin); signed Faberge in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé at Hillwood","Fabergé Rediscovered"