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EASEL

Made by: Fabergé

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:
Russia
Date made:
1896-1903
Size:
17.8 cm (7 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.76
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK front right leg: kokoshnik facing left for 1896-1908, on back support: 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, stretcher: 56, kokoshnik left, Ia. L and M.P in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"