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Schaffer Collection

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Found in 296 Collections and/or Records:

535 Duplicate, May 20, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.073
Identifier: SC07.01.5.073
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK May 20, 1936 #535 duplicate A very fine solid gold parasol handle of elongated pear shape, enameled in a most unusual shade of pink over a chased surface which imparts a scintillating tint of lavender. A gold band dividing the enameled area into panels is chased with a wreath design of green gold, punctuated with tiny rosettes in red gold. In the top a diamond is...
Dates: May 20, 1936

536, Oct. 29, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.082
Identifier: SC07.01.5.082
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK OCTOBER 29, 1936 #536 Very fine handle of attractive simplicity composed of a beautifully shaped and polished piece of nephrite in a gold mounting. This mount, which forms the connection between the handle proper and the body of the cane is of hand-hammered yellow gold and is bordered at top and bottom with two green gold wreaths. It is the work of the famous...
Dates: Oct. 29, 1936

536, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.023
Identifier: SC07.01.4.023
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #536 Very fine cane handle made of Russian nephrite (jade), with gold mounting, very finely chased and hammered. Made by the famous Russian artist “Carl Faberge”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia, who was often referred to as the “Cellini of the 19th century.” From the collection of the Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $300.00

Dates: undated

537, Apr. 9, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.060
Identifier: SC07.01.5.060
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 9, 1936 #537 Exceptionally fine cane handle of pale green nephrite, exquisitely designed with an open-work gold mounting of rococco [sic] scrolls and tiny flowers in two shades of gold. The rim is studded with a row of diamonds. Made by the famous artist and court jeweler “Carl Fabergé”, who is today so often referred to as the “Cellini of the nineteenth...
Dates: Apr. 9, 1936

538, Oct. 29, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.083
Identifier: SC07.01.5.083
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK OCTOBER 29, 1936 #538 “Fabergé” handle executed in a most unusual manner of soft green nephrite in the shape of an egg affixed to a hand-hammered cylindrical gold mounting. Starting from this mount and entwined over the egg-shaped surface, there is a golden snake, chased in all the precision of its naturalistic details. Originally in the collection of Czarina...
Dates: Oct. 29, 1936

538, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.024
Identifier: SC07.01.4.024
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #538 Unusual parasol handle made of Russian nephrite (jade), with very fine gold mounting in the shape of a serpent coiled around the handle. Made by the famous Russian artist “Carl Faberge”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia, who was often referred to as the “Cellini of the 19th century.” From the collection of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $150.00

Dates: undated

539, July 28, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.074
Identifier: SC07.01.5.074
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK July 28, 1936 #539 A very unusual and rare red Russian nephrite cane handle carved in the shape of a duck’s head. It is mounted in vari-colored gold which is partly chased and enameled in beautiful translucent green and matte white and set with small diamonds. Made by the famous Russian artist “Carl Fabergé”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia, who has so often...
Dates: July 28, 1936

539, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.025
Identifier: SC07.01.4.025
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #539 Unusual red/Russian nephrite cane handle, in the shape of duck’s head. With gold mounting, enameled in green and white, and set with diamonds. Made by the famous Russian artist “Carl Faberge”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia, who was often referred to as “The Cellini of the 19th century.” From the collection of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $350.00

Dates: undated

540, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.130
Identifier: SC07.01.5.130
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York #540 Very unusual and rare rock crystal cane handle, with the head of a dog etched and enameled inside of the crystal ball in amazingly realistic fashion. It is a superb example of the artistry and craftsmanship of the famous court jeweler to the Czar of Russia, “CARL G. FABERGE”, by whom it was made, and who was often referred to as the “Cellini of the nineteenth...
Dates: undated

558, Sep. 28, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.016
Identifier: SC07.01.5.016
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York September 28, 1934 #558 A most exceptionally fine silver bunny made from life by the well-known Russian jeweler, “Carl Fabergé”, who was often referred to as the Cellini of the 19th century. It is made up of two sections; the head opens on a hinge, and the hollow inside was probably used for bonbons. The eyes of are Ural rubies. It is a very good example of this...
Dates: Sep. 28, 1934

571, Mar. 25, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.022
Identifier: SC07.01.5.022
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 25, 1935 #571 Exceptionally beautiful parasol handle by Carl Faberge [sic], Court Jeweler of the Czar of Russia, often referred to as the Cellini of the 19th century. This fine specimen of Faberge’s [sic] art shows the ingenuity and artistry of this master craftsman. The curved part of the handle, formed of a single piece of jade, is finely incised and mounted...
Dates: Mar. 25, 1935

572, Jan. 1, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.001
Identifier: SC07.01.5.001
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York January 1, 1934 #572. Exceptionally fine “Fabergé” handle, made of an unusually formed beautiful green jade, enclosed in two gold gilt bands which are chased in a simple design. The top of the handle is studded with sixty-five various sized blue sapphires in a triangular setting. Set on a stick of very fine tortoise shell. Originally in the collection of Czarina...
Dates: Jan. 1, 1934

597, Christmas [Dec. 25], 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.019
Identifier: SC07.01.5.019
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York Christmas, 1934 #597 A most unusual gold pin in the shape of a tree trunk, showing a snake coiled around the tree, hypnotizing a bird which is perched directly above. It is chased in very fine detail of vari-colored gold which is typical of Fabergé. Originally in the personal belongings of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of...
Dates: Christmas [Dec. 25], 1934

598, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.131
Identifier: SC07.01.5.131
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York. #598 Pair of superb Wedgwood medallions, one portraying Czar Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia, the other, his wife Czarine Alexandra Feodorovna. These rare masterpieces of Wedgwood ware, the greatest of all ceramics, are exquisitely executed in white low relief on a soft green ground. In the perfection of the details and the characterization of the personages...
Dates: undated

665, Oct. 29, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.084
Identifier: SC07.01.5.084
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK OCTOBER 29, 1936 #665 An exceptionally fine gold and silver oval miniature icon (panagia), bearing in the center a beautifully painted portrait of the “Madonna and Child” in enamel, and framed with filigree work which is filled with unusually fine shaded enamel, showing tulips and other flowers, in the center of each of which topazes alternate with garnets. The...
Dates: Oct. 29, 1936

665, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.026
Identifier: SC07.01.4.026
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #665 An exceptionally fine gold and silver oval miniature icon (panagia), bearing in center beautifully painted portrait of “Madonna and Child” in enamel, and framed with filigree work which is filled with shaded enamel showing tulips and other flowers, in the center of each of which topazes and garnets alternate. Surmounted by crown which has two aquamarines one topaz and one garnet. Made by the House of Nemirova Kolodrina (By Appointment to the Russian...
Dates: undated

760, Mar. 25, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.023
Identifier: SC07.01.5.023
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 25, 1935 #760 Very fine gold gilt silver frame beautifully enameled in a rich cobalt and decorated with a wreath. Top surmounted by beautifully designed gold ribbon. The back is covered with Russian birch, finished to simulate ivory. Frame contains well-painted miniature portraying wife of Alexander II, grandfather of Nicholas II, the late Czar of...
Dates: Mar. 25, 1935

774, Mar. 25, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.024
Identifier: SC07.01.5.024
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 25, 1935 #774 A most exceptionally fine gold gilt silver ash tray, beautifully chased and enameled in a very fine shade of canary yellow transparent enamel, supported by three ball feet; studded in the front with a beautiful round moonstone and an oval moonstone at the top of the handle. A fine example of the creations of the famous Russian Court Jeweler, Carl...
Dates: Mar. 25, 1935

780, Mar. 25, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.025
Identifier: SC07.01.5.025
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 25, 1935 #780 Very fine miniature carnelian Easter Egg, studded with three small rubies and diamonds mounted in gold. The work of Carl Faberge [sic], the famous craftsman of the 19th century who was often referred to as the Cellini of the 19th Century. From the private belongings of Olga Nicholaeovna, eldest daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of...
Dates: Mar. 25, 1935

798, Oct.11, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.125
Identifier: SC07.01.5.125
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 11, 1937 #798 Very unusual panagia portraying “Christ Blessing the Universe”. It is carved out of green jasper in a two-colored effect, and mounted in a very interesting hand-made silver frame surmounted by crown [sic] and studded with amethysts, rubies and aquamarines. Attached to it is a gold gilt silver chain cut out by hand. Russian, early nineteenth...
Dates: Oct.11, 1937

798, 1205, Nov. 1-Dec. 28, 1939

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.020
Identifier: SC07.01.3.020
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Nov. 1-Dec. 28, 1939

804, Apr. 11, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.066
Identifier: SC07.01.5.066
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 11, 1936 #804 A very beautiful brooch in the shape of a laurel wreath exquisitely cut out of green and a reddish gold and studded with many small diamonds which form a part of the design. The center bears the monogram “M” and crown, in diamonds, of the Grand Duchess Maria, executed with two cabochon-cut rubies with the Cross on top. It is a very good example...
Dates: Apr. 11, 1936

818, Easter [Apr. 21], 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.026
Identifier: SC07.01.5.026
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York Easter, 1935 #818 Very interesting white porcelain Easter egg with floral design, bearing monogram “A.F.” surmounted by crown, standing for Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. Made in the Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory at St. Petersburg. The decoration of this porcelain Easter Egg is beautifully composed of a handsome wreath of...
Dates: Easter [Apr. 21], 1935

888, Sep. 30, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.034
Identifier: SC07.01.5.034
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK September 30, 1935 #888 Very unusual penholder of the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, constructed of a brilliant shaft of lapis lazuli mounted in gold and picked out with a conventionalized chasing. The top is set with the seal of the Empress, consisting of her monogram “MF” surmounted by crown, and is engraved in a round, milky-colored agate. It is a fine example...
Dates: Sep. 30, 1935

893, Sep. 30, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.035
Identifier: SC07.01.5.035
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK September 30, 1935 #893 Small round gold picture frame of more than ordinary beauty and quality by “Carl Fabergé”, celebrated court jeweler to the Russian Imperial family. The ground of this piece chased with a shimmering pattern, is enameled translucent white and bordered with a minutely detailed wreath design in green gold on the outside. The inside is bordered...
Dates: Sep. 30, 1935

894, Sep. 30, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.036
Identifier: SC07.01.5.036
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK September 30, 1935 #894 Small oval picture frame made of a deep ultramarine piece of lapis lazuli mounted on the outside with a chaste wreath design in two shades of gold. On the inside, a border of pearls lends an air of rare quality and refinement. The back is of ivory, and it contains a photograph of Maria Nicholaievna, the third daughter of Nicholas II, the...
Dates: Sep. 30, 1935

901, Sep. 30, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.037
Identifier: SC07.01.5.037
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK September 30, 1935 #901 Perfectly square small silver gilt frame finely fluted and enameled in pale translucent blue. It contains a photograph of the Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicholaiovna [sic], the second daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. It is signed by “Carl Fabergé”, court jeweler to the Russian Imperial family, often referred to as the “Cellini”...
Dates: Sep. 30, 1935

905, Sep. 30, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.038
Identifier: SC07.01.5.038
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK September 30, 1935 #905 Very beautiful miniature gold Easter egg. Chased and translucently enameled in deep Russian blue, it is finely festooned with ribbons and wreath in two shades of gold, which is so typical of the work of “Carl Fabergé”, court jeweler to the Russian Imperial family. From the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Anastasia, the youngest...
Dates: Sep. 30, 1935

906, Dec. 1, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.088
Identifier: SC07.01.5.088
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK December 1, 1936 #906 Miniature Easter egg by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler cut out of a brilliant cerise-colored Ural stone set in a delicate open-work gold mounting. From the collection of the Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaievna, third daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: Dec. 1, 1936