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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Frame with a miniature of Queen Alexandra (1844-1925)

Overview

Creator: Anders Johansson Nevalainen (1858-1933) (workmaster)
Creation Date: 
1896 - 1908
Materials: 
Silver, lacquer, watercolour
Dimensions: 
12.9 x 9.0 x 0.7 cm
RCIN 
9215
Reference(s): 
XQGF 1995 413
XQGF 2003 192
Acquirer: Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
Provenance: 
Acquired by Queen Alexandra, date unkown
Description:

This frame is unusual, lacquer being a relatively rare technique in Fabergé’s oeuvre. It was produced in the workshop of Anders Nevalainen, who specialised in frames and enamelled objects. The coloured photograph by W&D Downey dates from 1913.

Mark of Anders Nevalainen; silver mark of 88 zolotniks (1896-1908)

Text adapted from Fabergé in the Royal Collection

Further details

Additional Creators: Fabergé (jeweller)
Category: 
Fabergé