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Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post

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Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post

Made by: Engalichev, Sonia

On view in: Adirondack Building

About this object

According to curator Marvin Ross, this miniature of Marjorie Merriweather Post is signed by a Russian-born American, Sonia Engalichev. The painting is after the oil on canvas work by Douglas Chandor (51.156). The miniature is housed in a frame of bowenite and gold. The frame's opening 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.

Object name:
Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post
Made from:
Watercolor on ivory
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
ca. 1956

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION __Illegible signature __Front, right center edge, hidden by frame
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé at Hillwood","Fabergé Rediscovered"