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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF HEATHER ROBERTSON

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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF HEATHER ROBERTSON

Made by: Unknown

On view in: First Floor Library


About this object

The oval ivory frame is carved with a dragon on either side and with a empty medallion at the top which is intended for a monogram. The dragons are chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom symbolized by the empty medallion. There is a beaded border around the inner edge. There are two small beads at the bottom which serve as feet. Frame contains a color photograph of Heather Robertson, ca. 1968.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF HEATHER ROBERTSON
Made from:
Ivory
Made in:
CHINA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.120
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973