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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:
Frame (Furnishing)
Made from:
Silver -- glass -- photograph
Made in:
BELGIUM: Brussels (frame); RUSSIA (photo)
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
H. 15 3/8 in., W. 11 1/2 in.
overall __39.03 CM __29.21 CM

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