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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF YORK (PRINCE ALBERT AND ELIZABETH BOWES-LYON)

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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF YORK (PRINCE ALBERT AND ELIZABETH BOWES-LYON)

Made by: Cartier

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

This vermeil frame is decorated with a pattern of squares with reeding running vertically and horizontally in alternate squares. At top is a crown in silver gilt and red enamel with two ribbons. The frame contains an inscribed black and white photograph of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF YORK (PRINCE ALBERT AND ELIZABETH BOWES-LYON)
Made from:
Vermeil
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
29.5 x 25.2 x 1.9 cm (11 5/8 x 9 15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.259
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
mark Cartier on bottom edge at center in script mark STERLING on bottom edge at center inscription Elizabeth 1926 Albert bottom center on paper mount handwritten in ink signature E.O. HOMú on photo at center bottom label HOPPÉ / 7 CROMWELL PLACE / SOUTH KENSINGTON. / No. 15887G. on reverse of backing board Printed label in borwn ink on tan paper with a scroll design at top; the characters "15887G" are handwritten in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973