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PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

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PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

Made by: Sophia Engalichev

Currently in storage


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.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Watercolor on ivory
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1956
Size:
H. 3 7/16 in., W. 2 15/16 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.70.2
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION Illegible signature Front, right center edge, hidden by frame
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered","Fabergé at Hillwood"