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Frame

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

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom


About this object

The ormolu frame is oval in shape. It has a pinecone at the top which rests on ormolu acanthus leaves. The tripod ormolu base has garlands of leaves as decoration. This rests on a triangle of black mottled marble. The frame contains a miniature of CW Post. He is shown bust length, facing forward. He wears a plain black suit with a stickpin.

Category:
other metalwork
Made from:
Ormolu -- marble -- miniature -- watercolor on ivory
Made in:
USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.68
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION on back of frame: Charles William Post 1914
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973