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JADE FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

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JADE FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

Made by: Natalie Green

On view in: Marjorie Post's Closets


About this object

The jade frame is beveled and has two stepped feet. Around the miniature is an inner frame in gold and blue enamel. There is a stylized ornament in each corner set with blue enamel and tiny diamonds. The miniature is of Mrs. Post in the 1930s. She is seen bust length, facing forward. She is wearing a hat tilted to one side with a feather in the back of it. She is wearing pearls and a dress with a wide white collar.

Category:
gems
Object name:
JADE FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Jade -- gold -- enamel -- diamonds -- miniature -- watercolor on ivory
Made in:
USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
15.9 x 11.9 cm (6 1/4 x 4 11/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.139
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973