20 May 2015
A SILVER-GILT MOUNTED WOOD TRIPTYCH PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
MARKED K. FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF ANDERS (ANTTI) NEVALAINEN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1899-1904, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 11395
Each arched-rectangular panel centering a circular aperture, enclosing photographs of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich, Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna, and Princess Nina Georgievna, within a beaded silver border with tied ribbon crest, joined by hinges with pine cone finials, on toupie feet, with wood backs, marked on lower edges of silver frame
6¼ in. (2.5 cm.) high
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919).
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974).
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014).
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The present photograph frame originally sat on the mantelpiece in the salon at Kharaks. It is clearly visible in a photograph of the room which is part of the album of the construction of Kharaks (lot 45).
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