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FRAME

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The elaborate frame has an inner border surrounded by garnets. Below is a lover's knot in white enamel and above a rosette in red enamel set with crystals. The outside of the lower half is in blue glass. At the top is a crown in various colored enamels and set with crystals. This is supported by two enameled mermaids and each holding a large flower. The back is engraved with leaf sprays and has an easel foot.

Object name:
FRAME
Made from:
Silver -- garnets -- glass -- enamel -- crystals -- photograph
Made in:
Austria
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
12.7 x 8.3 cm (5 x 3 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.281
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973