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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

Made by: Cartier

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The sides of this silver frame are reeded vertically ending in plain squares at each corner. The top and bottom sections are reeded horizontally. A medallion with the presidential coat of arms is placed at the center of the arched top. The frame contains an inscribed black and white photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt ca. 1937.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
31.6 x 23.8 x 2.2 cm (12 7/16 x 9 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.272
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Cartier / STERLING 925-1000 / 05570-121 / HAND MADE lower edge inscription To Rt. Hon. Joseph E. Davies / with good wishes / Eleanor Roosevelt bottom right of photo handwritten in ink inscription HK-173649 / Roosevelt, Mrs. F.D. / Goldtone back of photo handwritten in pencil
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973