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SILVER FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF POLINA ZHEMCHUZHINA (MME. MOLOTOVA)

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SILVER FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF POLINA ZHEMCHUZHINA (MME. MOLOTOVA)

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The silver rim is engraved with minute cross-hatching. At each corner is a diagonal band where sides and bottom meet. A single red glass star bearing a hammer and sickle is in the center of the top of the frame. Holds a formal seated portrait of Polina Zhemchuzhina, wife of Viacheslav Molotov, with a dedicatory inscription to Mrs. Post.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
SILVER FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF POLINA ZHEMCHUZHINA (MME. MOLOTOVA)
Made from:
Silver -- glass -- photograph
Made in:
BELGIUM: Brussels (frame); RUSSIA (photo)
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
39 × 29.2 cm (15 3/8 × 11 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.416
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION [Cyrillic] Glubokouvazhaemaia M-m Devis V znak moego iskrennogo k Vam raspolozheniia Vasha P. Zhemchuzhina Handwritten in black ink on lower right corner of image.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973