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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LAST TSAREVICH, ALEXEI NIKOLAEVICH ROMANOV

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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LAST TSAREVICH, ALEXEI NIKOLAEVICH ROMANOV

Currently in storage


About this object

The frame holds a photograph of the last Tsarevich dressed in the uniform of His Majesty's Own Convoy and riding a horse. The frame except for the opening has pale blue translucent enamel over an engraved sunburst pattern. Over the frame is draped the ribbon of the Imperial Order of St. George Martyr in black and translucent orange enamel. Near the top hangs a replica of the badge of the Order, a white cross with a central medallion of St. George on a white horse against a red ground.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LAST TSAREVICH, ALEXEI NIKOLAEVICH ROMANOV
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel -- ivory
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1916
Size:
12.1 × 9.8 cm (4 3/4 × 3 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.164
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK lower edge: Britsyn in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Enamels: Kievan Rus to Fabergé"