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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: Fabergé

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"