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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

Made by: Cartier (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The rectangular frame is made from dark green jade. The inner border is made in gold with Chinese red enamel. At the four corners is a rectangular stylized ornament made from red enamel, tiny diamonds and a cabochon sapphire. At the top is a similar ornament in an oblong shape. It contains a photograph of Mrs. Post as a young woman. She is sitting on a couch in a long dress with her hair upswept.

Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Jade -- gold -- enamel -- onyx -- diamonds -- gilt metal -- photograph
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
1927
Size:
26 × 21 cm (10 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.140
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK __on back: Cartier NY
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973