Faberge style "Polar Star" enameled/jeweled photo frame. Measures approx 5.5" in diameter. Cast of bronze with an antique gold patina, set with dozens of blue tinted jewelcut Austrian gemstones, in both diamond and ruby colors. Malachite green enameling, and also set with ruby cabouchons. Use with your own photo thru back access or use the one included as pictured. Modeled after the famouse clock frame used aboard Tsar Nicolas II yacht " Polar Star".
**** Two of Saint Petersburgs finest Russian Imperial Art Museums have been awarded the commission rights to restore and to produce certain Faberge masterpieces. These museums are working along with regional ateliers, where some of the 19th century designs were first made. Condition is new, and is an authentically reproduced masterpiece of an original Carl Faberge design . Usually sold exclusively in St. Petersburg and Moscow Cathedral, Museum, and Palace gift shops, in Russia. ****