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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF NEDENIA HUTTON AS A BABY

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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF NEDENIA HUTTON AS A BABY

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The rectangular frame has an arch in the center top and cutbacks at the corners. The oval inner frame is in gold with a lover's knot at the top set with turquoise resembling flowers and there is a similar ornament at the bottom. The miniature is of Nedenia Hutton as a baby lying in a cradle. She is surrounded by lacy bedclothes and curtains.

Category:
gems
Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF NEDENIA HUTTON AS A BABY
Made from:
Agate -- gold -- turquoise -- leather -- silk --metal (box)
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
c. 1933
Size:
24.8 × 18.4 cm (9 3/4 × 7 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.112.1
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; MARK on back of easel: Cartier, Nedenia Marjorie Hutton one week old 1923; on easel: Stamped "Cartier" in script
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973