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EASEL

Made by: Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Easel has three legs with a stretcher between the front two to support a miniature. Each leg is engraved with a running frieze of olive leaves. Where the three legs meet at the top is a plaque containing an anthemion motif flanked by scrolling floral and foliate design.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
EASEL
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1903
Size:
7 in. (17.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.76
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: front right leg: kokoshnik facing left for 1899-1908 [front right leg] MARK: 56 gold standard; kokoshnik facing left; Ia. L. in Cyrillic for St. Petersburg assaymaster Iakov Lapunov; M.P in Cyrillic for workmaster Mikhail Perkhin; Faberge in Cyrillic [on back support' MARK: 56; kokoshnik left; Ia. L and M.P in Cyrillic [stretcher]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"