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DOUBLE FRAME WITH PORTRAITS OF PETER, DUKE OF OLDENBOURG, AND GRAND DUCHESS OLGA

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The frame holds a pair of unsigned oval miniatures of Peter, Duke of Oldenbourg in regimental uniform and Grand Duchess Olga, probably executed at the time of their marriage held on August 9, 1901. These are mounted in gold, bordered with rose cut diamonds. Above, linking the two miniatures is a lover's knot set with rose cut diamonds, and below this one cabochon ruby. At bottom another cabochon ruby, with four small diamonds set below it, links the two miniatures.

Object name:
DOUBLE FRAME WITH PORTRAITS OF PETER, DUKE OF OLDENBOURG, AND GRAND DUCHESS OLGA
Made from:
Gold -- diamonds -- rubies -- watercolor on ivory
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
c. 1901
Size:
3.5 × 4 cm (1 3/8 × 1 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.75
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK on stand: kokoshnik, 56 for gold standard, MP in Cyrillic (initials of workmaster Mikhail Perkhin); on back of miniatures: Fabergé in Cyrillic; on strut: 56 for gold standard, Ia. L in Cyrillic for Yakov Liapunov (St. Petersburg assaymaster in 1899-1903), MP in Cyrillic (initials of workmaster Mikhail Perkhin)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973