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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST (ONE OF TWO)

Made by: Cartier (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The square frame of moss agate has semicircular corners and the sides curve inwards. The inner frame is in gold with white enamel and four sapphires in the center of each side. In each of the four corners is a rosette of tiny diamonds with a sapphire in the center. It contains a photograph of Marjorie Merriweather Post as an older woman.

Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST (ONE OF TWO)
Made from:
Agate -- gold -- enamel -- diamonds -- sapphires -- photograph -- glass
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
c. 1930
Size:
standing: 2 7/8 × 3 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (7.3 × 8.3 × 6.4 cm) photograph: 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (3.8 × 3.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.130.1
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK: Cartier NY [On stand]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973