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FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF AN UNIDENTIFIED YOUNG LADY

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FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF AN UNIDENTIFIED YOUNG LADY

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 enameled a translucent pale green against a guilloche ground of sunrays. 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 AN UNIDENTIFIED YOUNG LADY
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- pearls -- ivory
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1908
Size:
3 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (7.9 × 6.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.87
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: Faberge in Cyrillic, kokoshnik; 56 [Lower edge] MARK: Kokoshnik (assay mark of St. Petersburg 1899-1908); 56; BA (initials of workmaster Johann Viktor Aarne); French import mark ET (1893-1938); assay master Iakov Liapunov [On back]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"