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FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF AN UNIDENTIFIED YOUNG LADY

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The inner edge of the frame is in silver beading, outer one in white enamel, between these two the frame is enameled a translucent pale green against a guilloche ground of sunrays. At top is a gold bowknot from which four swags of flowers curve over the frame, two at the top and one at each side. At bottom is a smaller bowknot and two swags of flowers. Bowknots are in red gold, the swags of flowers in green, red and

Object name:
FRAME WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF AN UNIDENTIFIED YOUNG LADY
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- pearls -- ivory
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1908
Size:
3 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (7.9 × 6.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.87
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: Faberge in Cyrillic, kokoshnik; 56 [Lower edge] MARK: Kokoshnik (assay mark of St. Petersburg 1899-1908); 56; BA (initials of workmaster Johann Viktor Aarne); French import mark ET (1893-1938); assay master Iakov Liapunov [On back]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973