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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MEMBERS OF THE RUSSIAN AND GREEK ROYAL FAMILIES

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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MEMBERS OF THE RUSSIAN AND GREEK ROYAL FAMILIES

Made by: Hjalmar Armfelt

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The rectangular frame has an engraved background below pale blue enamel. The inner border is beaded and the outer one is reeded and bound with narrow ribbons. Above is a swag with a bowknot in the center. The frame contains a copy of a photograph of sixteen people and a dog. They are as follows: standing: 1. Grand Duchess Tatiana, daughter of Emperor Nicholas II; 2.Duchess Marie Antoinette of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ; 3. Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna, wife of Grand Duke Cyril; 4. Grand Duchess Olga, daughter of Emperor Nicholas II; 5. Grand Duke Cyril, son of Grand Duke Vladimir; 6.Elena, daughter of Grand Duchess Elena ; 7. Olga, daughter of Grand Duchess Elena and future Princess Paul of Yugoslavia; 8. Grand Duchess Anastasia, daughter of Emperor Nicholas II; 9.Marina, daughter of Grand Duchess Elena and future Duchess of Kent ; 10. Grand Duchess Marie, daughter of Emperor Nicholas II; seated, 11. Grand Duchess Marie, mother of Grand Dukes Cyril, Boris and Andrew, and wife of Grand Duke Vladimir, brother of Emperor Alexander II; 11. Empress Alexandra Feodorovna; 13. Emperor Nicholas II; 14. Grand Duchess Elena, wife of Prince Nicholas of Greece; 15. Grand Duke Boris, son of Grand Duke Vladimir; 16. "Bobtail," the dog belonging to Grand Duchess Olga, sister of Emperor Nicholas II; 17. Grand Duke Andrew, son of Grand Duke Vladimir (see photo 56.29).

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MEMBERS OF THE RUSSIAN AND GREEK ROYAL FAMILIES
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1908
Size:
18.4 × 27.9 × 10.8 cm (7 1/4 × 11 × 4 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.179
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK 1. Fabergé in Cyrillic letters; 2. kokoshnik facing left for 1899-1908 with 88 for the silver standard; 3. Ia. A in Cyrillic (initials of workmaster Hjalmar Armfeld); 4. AR in Cyrillic (initials of assaymaster A. Richter) [On rim]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Enamels: Kievan Rus to Fabergé","Fabergé Rediscovered","Fabergé at Hillwood"