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FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF DINA MERRILL

Made by: Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin

Currently in storage


About this object

The upright rectangular frame has an oval opening for a picture, which is edged by pearls. The background is engraved in an all-over design under a beautiful strawberry red translucent enamel. The border is carved in an interlaced design. The miniature is of Marjorie Post's daughter, Dina Merrill.

Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE OF DINA MERRILL
Made from:
Silver gilt -- pearls -- enamel -- ivory -- watercolor on ivory
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1899-1903
Size:
3 1/2 × 2 7/8 in. (8.9 × 7.3 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.143
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK: Kokoshnik facing left; Ia. L. Cyrillic for St. Petersburg assay master Iakov Lapunov (1899-1908); 88 silver standard; Fabergé in cyrillic letters for the Saint Petersburg branch; M.P in Cyrillic for Michael Perchin [on top edge] MARK: 88 [on strut] INSCRIPTION: scratch 600 00, M.P [On strut] SIGNATURE: M. Rae [front lower right on miniature portrait]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973