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FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF A GRAND DUCHESS

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FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF A GRAND DUCHESS

Made by: Johan Victor Aarne

Currently in storage


About this object

The inner edge of the frame is in silver beading, outer one in white enamel, between these two the frame is enamelled a translucent pale green against a guilloche ground of sun rays. At top is a gold bowknot from which four swags of flowers curve over the frame, two at the top and one at each side. At bottom is a smaller bowknot and two swags of flowers. Bowknots are in red gold, the swags of flowers in green, red and

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF A GRAND DUCHESS
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- pearls
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1896-1908
Size:
7.9 × 6.4 cm (3 1/8 × 2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.87
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK lower edge: signed Faberge in Cyrillic, kokoshnik, 56, on back: kokoshnik (assay mark of St. Petersburg 1896-1908), 56, BA (initials of workmaster Johann Viktor Aarne), French import mark ET (1893-1938), assay master Iakov Liapunov
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"