Russian Metal Artworks

Photo frame

    Photo frame

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg


    Anders Nevalainen gold and silverware workshop, Fabergé firm

    Silver, enamel, wood; enamel over guilloche

    16.5 x 12.4 cm

    Marks: “A.N.”; tee of Saint-Petersburg district Assay office in 1899-1908 with silver alloy “91”and initials of district manager A. Romanov- “AP”


    Rectangular table frame, with rectangular
    cut-out for photo or miniature, with ornately shaped kickstand on the rear
    side. The frame is made from polished wood. Silver plate insert with opalescent
    enamel over guilloché background is in its center. The plate external edge is decorated
    with ribbon of round pearl-shaped beads, the inner edge - with the belt of
    stylized acanthus leaves. The frame décor is in the Neoclassic style.