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Frame

Made by: Fabergé __Firm ||Aarne, Johan Victor __Workmaster

On view in: Adirondack Building


About this object

The main part of the rectangular frame is made in wood. There are four silver buttons holding the frame together. The silver border is engraved with a ribbon tied leaf design. The central oval for the tinted photograph has a beaded edge. The back is also made in wood with a strut so that the frame can stand up and a ring so that it will hang. The photograph is of some member of the Cheremeteff family.

Category:
WOODWORK
Object name:
Frame
Made from:
Wood -- silver -- photograph
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
1896-1908
Size:
overall __3.12 IN __2.50 IN
overall __7.94 CM __6.35 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.53
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
MARK __on top of rim: Faberge in Cyrillic; kokoshnik facing left (1896-1917); Ia. L. (for assaymaster Yakov Liapunov); BA (for workmaster Johann Viktor Aarne); 88 (for silver content); on strut: 88; BA; Faberge
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"