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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The opening for the picture is made of gold with beading. About this is a bowenite panel with a garland of leaves carved in green gold, intertwined about a red gold band. Outer frame has two intertwined ribbons carved in green gold against red gold. The frame holds a miniature of Marjorie Merriweather Post painted by Sophia Engalichev.

Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Gold -- bowenite -- ivory -- glass
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1886-1898
Size:
3 7/16 × 2 15/16 in. (8.7 × 7.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.70.1
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: crossed anchors and sceptre (assay mark of St. Petersburg before 1899); 56; MP (in Cyrillic initials of Mikhail Perkhin); signed Faberge in Cyrillic [on back edge]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973