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FRAME

Made by: Malcolm Rae

Currently in storage


About this object

The opening for the photograph has a beaded gold oval frame with swags of leaves below carved in red and green gold. The background around the oval is in translucent white enamel against an engraved sun-burst design. The outer frame is in translucent blue enamel with a pale green enamel for the corners. At the top is a garland of leaves tied with a ribbon from which hang large swags of leaves, all carved in red, green and white gold.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
FRAME
Made from:
Gold -- silver -- enamel -- miniature -- watercolor on ivory
Made in:
RUSSIA; USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1896-1917
Size:
15.9 × 8.6 cm (6 1/4 × 3 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.165
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; SIGNATURE lower edge, two hallmarks: 1. the Kokoshnik with 88; 2. illegible mark; 88 is repeated on the leg at the back on front lower right: M. Rae
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973