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DAME À PORTRAIT

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Miniature of Empress Elizabeth I (Elizaveta Petrovna) after original by Caravaque is in watercolor on ivory glued to paper and covered with bevelled glass. Frame is of small diamonds (?) and topped with a crown. On the back badge of the Order of St. Andrew First Called is ingraved and nielloed in rather crude manner. Attached through the crown finial is a piece of pale blue ribbon.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
DAME À PORTRAIT
Made from:
Gold -- diamonds (?) -- niello -- miniature -- watercolor on ivory
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
6.6 x 4 cm (2 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
53.17
Class:
MINIATURE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973