FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF YORK (PRINCE ALBERT AND ELIZABETH BOWES-LYON)
Made by: Cartier
On view in: French Drawing Room
About this object
This vermeil frame is decorated with a pattern of squares with reeding running vertically and horizontally in alternate squares. At top is a crown in silver gilt and red enamel with two ribbons. The frame contains an inscribed black and white photograph of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
- Object name:
- FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF YORK (PRINCE ALBERT AND ELIZABETH BOWES-LYON)
- Made from:
- Made in:
- New York, USA
- Date made:
- 20th c.
- 29.5 x 25.2 x 1.9 cm (11 5/8 x 9 15/16 x 3/4 in.)
Detailed information for this item
- Catalog number:
- Signature marks:
- mark Cartier on bottom edge at center in script mark STERLING on bottom edge at center inscription Elizabeth 1926 Albert bottom center on paper mount handwritten in ink signature E.O. HOMú on photo at center bottom label HOPPÉ / 7 CROMWELL PLACE / SOUTH KENSINGTON. / No. 15887G. on reverse of backing board Printed label in borwn ink on tan paper with a scroll design at top; the characters "15887G" are handwritten in pencil.
- Credit line:
- Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973