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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF GRAND DUCHESS TATIANA NIKOLAEVNA

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Main part of frame is a beautiful piece of rhodonite. It is rectangular with four corners extending. The photograph of Grand Duchess Tatiana, daughter of Emperor Nicholas II, is surrounded by a border of gold, green enamel, and pearl dots (see 56.34). At top is a lover's knot in gold with a tiny diamond. From this hangs swags and loops in gold and silver flowers. At two lower corners are two tiny diamonds set in gold. Photograph is held in place by a piece of mother of pearl. A-shaped piece holds frame erect in silver gilt.

Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF GRAND DUCHESS TATIANA NIKOLAEVNA
Made from:
Rhodonite -- gold -- silver -- enamel -- diamonds -- mother-of-pearl -- photograph
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
Standing: 2 1/4 × 1 3/4 × 1 3/8 in. (5.7 × 4.4 × 3.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.193
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK: Faberge in Cyrillic, 88 for silver standard, probably AH maker's mark [On back of strut]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973