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Frame

Made by: Britzin (frame) __ __Frame ||Rae, Malcolm __Artist

On view in: Jewelry Case


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:
overall __6.25 IN __3.38 IN
overall __15.88 CM __8.57 CM

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