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Schaffer Collection

 Organization

Found in 296 Collections and/or Records:

1085, 980, 1167, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.046
Identifier: SC07.01.3.046

1088, Apr. 2, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.053
Identifier: SC07.01.5.053
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 2, 1936 #1088 Very fine gold and silver calendar frame beautifully chased with translucent lavender enamel. Finely carved borders of beadwork and closely set anthemions enhance the beauty of the design. It is signed by “Carl Fabergé”, the outstanding Russian Court jeweler, who has so often been termed the “Cellini of the nineteenth century”, because of the...
Dates: Apr. 2, 1936

1088, 1097, 37, 991, 1306, 982, 987, 478, 482, 1166, 1035, 537, 476, 804, 1189, 1291, 986, May 1, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.008
Identifier: SC07.01.3.008

1097, Apr. 2, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.054
Identifier: SC07.01.5.054
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 2, 1936 #1097 Exceptionally fine gold and silver picture frame of outstanding beauty. It is enameled over a chased (guilloche) pattern in translucent pink, the edges bordered with finely carved wreath design terminated with rosettes. The small oval opening for the picture, attached at the top to swags of laurel leaves, is bordered with pearls. It is signed...
Dates: Apr. 2, 1936

1101, July 28, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.075
Identifier: SC07.01.5.075
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK July 28, 1936 #1101 Exceptionally beautiful and rare miniature gold icon depicting “The Holy Virgin and Child Enthroned”, set in an oval frame meticulously carved and chased with roses and emerald green leaves. The painting is of the most minute dimensions and is superbly painted with a perfection of details and beauty of characterization rarely achieved. At top,...
Dates: July 28, 1936

1101, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.032
Identifier: SC07.01.4.032
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1101 Exceptionally beautiful and rare gold (handwritten) miniature icon depicting the “Holy Virgin and Child Enthroned” set in an oval frame meticulously carved and chased with roses and emerald green leaves. The painting is of the most minute dimensions and is superbly painted with a perfection of details and beauty of characterization rarely achieved. At top an interesting attachment is mounted with a blue sapphire while from the bottom hang a pink...
Dates: undated

1101, 539, 997, 509, 989, 481, 536, 480, 665, 538, 477, 479, 75, 1350, 1315, 1075, 1078, 1073, 1317, Feb. 1-Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.012
Identifier: SC07.01.3.012
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Feb. 1-Oct. 1, 1937

1166, Apr. 9, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.064
Identifier: SC07.01.5.064
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 9, 1936 #1166 Very fine silver triptych frame of translucent white enamel applied over a chased (guilloché) surface, framed in a conventionalized leaf border of meticulous carving. The actual openings for the portraits, two rectangular ones in the outer panels and octagonal one in the center, are placed with the formalized precision of the classic taste. ...
Dates: Apr. 9, 1936

1176, Mar. 1, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.050
Identifier: SC07.01.5.050
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK March 1, 1936 #1176 A most interesting umbrella handle in the form of an Easter egg sculptured of very fine dark green jade. On the bottom it is mounted in gold gilt silver which is exquisitely chased and enameled in translucent mauve. It is a good example of the work of the outstanding master “Carl Faberge [sic]”, who was so often referred to as the “Cellini of...
Dates: Mar. 1, 1936

1179, Apr. 2, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.055
Identifier: SC07.01.5.055
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 2, 1936 #1179 Most unusual and rare miniature ivory Easter egg by “Carl Fabergé”, the celebrated court jeweler to the Czar of Russia. It opens on a hinged cover to disclose the surprise feature within, - a pale nephrite egg set in the white satin lining. It is an ingenious creation which is typical of “Fabergé’s” work. From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye...
Dates: Apr. 2, 1936

1182, 778, 1183, 906, 1343, 1367, 1345, 1364, Oct. 2-Nov. 1, 1939

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.019
Identifier: SC07.01.3.019
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Oct. 2-Nov. 1, 1939

1182, 1183, 778, Dec. 1, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.092
Identifier: SC07.01.5.092
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK December 1, 1936 #1182, #1183, #778 #1182. Miniature solid gold Easter egg signed with the initials of “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler chased with the “guilloche” all-over pattern enameled brilliant emerald green. Serving as complement to the green enamel a gold circle and stripes are set with a small ruby. #1183. Solid gold miniature Easter...
Dates: Dec. 1, 1936

1189, Apr. 9, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.065
Identifier: SC07.01.5.065
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 9, 1936 #1189 A very lovely handle of pale green nephrite, gracefully curved and tapered. It is mounted with a gold cylindrical band chased and enameled in translucent white over a shimmering surface. Rubies are placed over it and are incorporated with a design of green-gold festoons. This example typifies the fastidious craftsmanship of “Carl Fabergé”,...
Dates: Apr. 9, 1936

1291, Apr. 11, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.067
Identifier: SC07.01.5.067
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 11, 1936 #1291 An unusually fine gold and silver seal of the round fluted type, mounted on the top with an exquisitely modelled monkey holding in its hands a human skull. The monkey is contemplating the skull and in its animated attitude is a rare example of the silversmith’s art. In the base is set a white agate which is engraved with the monogram of...
Dates: Apr. 11, 1936

1291, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.134
Identifier: SC07.01.5.134
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #1291 Gold gilt silver pencil bearing at its summit a tiny, finely formed mongoose, also of gold gilt silver. It was part of a complete writing set of Czar Alexander III, made by Thomas Cole of London. From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: undated

1306, Apr. 2, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.056
Identifier: SC07.01.5.056
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 2, 1936 #1306 A most exceptionally fine dark green jade elephant very sensitively modelled, with upturned trunk and diamonds for eyes. It is a magnificent specimen of the fine sculptures which were created by the master “Carl Fabergé”, and shows very beautifully his singularly perfect craftsmanship. It is rendered in most complete detail. Ears, trunk,...
Dates: Apr. 2, 1936

1315, Dec. 1, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.093
Identifier: SC07.01.5.093
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK December 1, 1936 #1315 Very fine miniature picture frame, delicately designed with fluted and wreath design borders enclosing a chased (guilloche) surface, enameled brilliant orange. At the corners of the actual opening for the picture, pearls are set in, while on the enamel, circular wreaths are mounted, together with crossed arrows. By “Carl G. Fabergé”, the...
Dates: Dec. 1, 1936

1315, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.033
Identifier: SC07.01.4.033
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1315 Very fine miniature picture frame delicately designed with fluted and wreath design borders enclosing a chased (guilloche) surface enameled brilliant orange. At the corners of the actual opening for the picture pearls are set in while on the enamel circular wreaths are mounted together with crossed arrows. By “Carl (G) Faberge,” celebrated jeweler to the Russian Imperial court, who is today so often referred to as the “Cellini of the 19th...
Dates: undated

1326, Feb. 2, 1942-Dec. 1, 1944

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.034
Identifier: SC07.01.3.034
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Feb. 2, 1942-Dec. 1, 1944

1326, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.135
Identifier: SC07.01.5.135
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #1326 To celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of the founding of the capital-city St. Petersburg, the late Czar, Nicholas II, commissioned the court jeweler CARL G. FABERGE, to execute an Easter egg to be presented to the Czarina in honor of the occasion. CARL G. FABERGE, jeweler to Czar Nicholas II and to his father Alexander III, had since 1885 executed an Easter...
Dates: undated

1326 Duplicate, Feb. 2, 1942-Dec. 1, 1944

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.035
Identifier: SC07.01.3.035
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Feb. 2, 1942-Dec. 1, 1944

1343, Jan. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.095
Identifier: SC07.01.5.095
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York January 1, 1937 #1343 Very fine Easter egg cut out of a blue agate and decorated with a continuous motif of sprigs of four-pointed flowers and leaves cut out of silver and set with a myriad of tiny diamonds. It is a signed piece by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian court jeweler who is today so often referred to as the “Cellini of the 19th century.”...
Dates: Jan. 1, 1937

1350, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.034
Identifier: SC07.01.4.034
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1350 Paper knife of richly grained tortoise shell of unusual personal interest mounted with a solid gold facsimile reproduction of the inscription: “For Dear Alix (the Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna) from Misha.” (Grand Duke Michael, brother of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia). From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo. $150.00

Dates: undated

1359, Dec. 10, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.011
Identifier: SC07.01.3.011

1364, Jan. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.096
Identifier: SC07.01.5.096
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York January 1, 1937 #1364 An exceptionally choice fantaisie by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian court jeweler. Signed and in the original case, this unique tray of gold gilt silver is mounted with a stand to which is attached an ivory swing on which perches a paraquet [sic] cut directly out of a rare brilliantly colored agate, the natural markings of which...
Dates: Jan. 1, 1937

1367, Jan. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.097
Identifier: SC07.01.5.097
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York January 1, 1937 #1367 A circular gold box signed by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian court jeweler. It is enameled brilliant red over a broad guilloche line pattern, and mounted with intricate little vari-colored gold motifs of interlaced wreaths and rosettes having diamond centers. Five wreaths ornament the cover and frame a portrait of Catherine the Great...
Dates: Jan. 1, 1937

1464, Mar. 19, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.098
Identifier: SC07.01.5.098
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 19, 1937 #1464 Miniature picture frame by CARL G. FABERGE cut from lapis lazuli in a quaint design, the bright blue surface overlaid with a vine-like wreath of tiny flowers executed in the greatest delicacy from green, reddish and yellow gold. It is set with three diamonds. The actual opening for the picture is bordered with pearls. From the Alexander Palace...
Dates: Mar. 19, 1937

1479, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.136
Identifier: SC07.01.5.136
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#1479 A good example of the miniature sculpture of CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler; a baby vulture carved from obsidian and shown seated in a most natural attitude. In its small dimensions every detail of the anatomy is correctly and precisely cut even to a chasing of the individual feathers. The sheen of light within the stone running through...
Dates: undated

1479, 1524, 1543, 1735, 2247, 2278, 2281, Apr. 1-June 1, 1939

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.015
Identifier: SC07.01.3.015
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Apr. 1-June 1, 1939

1509, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.117
Identifier: SC07.01.5.117
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #1509 “The Cathedral”, a most important nineteenth century Russian icon painted in the miniature technique on gold over silver. Against a ground of geometrical chasing, the various figures are painted with flowing gowns of white, purple, red, and bluish-green, with their haloes inscribed in the Old Slavonic. In the clouds, the Holy Virgin stands,...
Dates: Oct. 1, 1937