Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

Revolving photo stand

    Revolving photo stand

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    the 20th century

    Wild, Manfred, Emily Becker

    Silver, malachite; carving, polishing, aquatint

    Height 33.6

    Stamped with monogram “EB” for Emil Becker, “925”, with German hallmarks

    Malachite and Silver-gilt Revolving Photo Stand based on a design by Fabergé made nearly 120 years ago; the present example includes eight frames allowing 16 images to be displayed.

    The base is carved of fine quality malachite with excellent concentric banding. It revolves, allowing the sterling silver gilt frames to be viewed in succession.