A Pierced Sterling Silver Picture Frame
late 19th-early 20th century
A PIERCED STERLING SILVER PICTURE FRAME (American, late 19th-early 20th century) by Howard & Co., NY, containing a photograph of William K. Vanderbilt (1849-1920) by Mishkin Studio, NY. The pierced curling foliate design of the rectangular frame is surrounded by an inner and outer twisted molded border. The frame is supported by an easel back and impressed with the Howard and Company maker’s mark. In the photograph William K. Vanderbilt is depicted at bust length facing forward wearing a dark suit and tie with a white collared shirt.
11" x 8 3/4"
Bequest of Mr. Harold S. Vanderbilt.
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