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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF PRINCE NIKOLAI YUSUPOV (IUSUPOV) (1883-1908)

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Tiny gold frame is enameled in pink over an engraved ground with a circlet of tiny diamonds on inside and above a red gold bowknot. Frame rests on a bowknot and leaves carved in red and green gold. All this rests on a white agate pedestal with three ball feet in gold. About the pedestal, are swags of drapery and flowers carved in red, green, white gold, and suspended from three tiny cabochon rubies. The frame is set with a miniature of Prince Nikolai Yusupov (Iusupov). Miniature is not original to frame and was added after 1969 (see acc. no. 53.49).

Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF PRINCE NIKOLAI YUSUPOV (IUSUPOV) (1883-1908)
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- diamonds -- rubies -- white agate -- mother of pearl -- ivory
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1903
Size:
3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.86
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: 56 for gold standard; Ya L in Cyrillic (Yakov Liapunov, assayer for St Petersburg in 1899-1903); Fabergé in Cyrillic; VA in Cyrillic (initials of workmaster Johan Viktor Aarne) [Under base of column] SCRATCH NUMBER: 3358 [Under base of column]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973