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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF ADELAIDE BREVOORT CLOSE

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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF ADELAIDE BREVOORT CLOSE

Made by: Edward F. Caldwell & Company, Inc.

Currently in storage


About this object

The rectangular base of the frame is made from pink marble with a band of ormolu beading along the top edge. The rectangular frame has beading along the edges. At the base are leaves and branches which end on either side with a cornucopia of flowers and support the frame. At the top are sprays of leaves and flowers is a swag and circular design. The frame holds a miniature of Adelaide. She is a little girl and holds a dog on her lap. She wears a fancy dress with a large bow in her hair.

Category:
other metalwork
Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF ADELAIDE BREVOORT CLOSE
Made from:
Ormolu -- marble
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1914
Size:
21.6 × 14 cm (8 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.108.1
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
MARK on back of frame: Adelaide Brevoort Close 1914 E.F. Caldwell & Co New York
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973