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Frame with Photograph of Alexandra Feodorovna

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Frame with Photograph of Alexandra Feodorovna

Made by: Cartier __Firm

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

This silver Cartier frame encloses a signed photograph of Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Tsar Nicholas II. The frame features a cross-hatched decoration around the sides, punctuated by pearl studs. At the lower corners the frame is accented by sculptural and floral motifs. At top is the Russian imperial crown set in diamonds.

Frame has cross-hatched decoration. At top is the Russian imperial crown set in diamonds, possibly form a piece of jewelry. Frame has photo of Alexandra Feodorovna.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Frame with Photograph of Alexandra Feodorovna
Made from:
Silver -- diamonds
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
overall __11.19 IN __7.81 IN
overall __28.42 CM __19.84 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.256
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK __lower edge: Cartier
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973