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Schaffer Collection

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Found in 296 Collections and/or Records:

1524, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.137
Identifier: SC07.01.5.137
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#1524 Covered jade vase in a brilliant gold gilt silver mounting. It is designed as a small covered chalice cup, the deep green jade forming the cup part, and mounted on a narrow stem flaring out into a circular base. The jade body is slightly tapered and curves out by means of concentric flutings into a rounded underside. The upper part bears a fluted gold...
Dates: undated

1537, Mar. 19, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.099
Identifier: SC07.01.5.099
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 19, 1937 #1537 A most important miniature sculpture of a horned owl by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is rather larger than many of his famous bird and animal sculptures and is cut entirely from a moss agate, the green and gray markings creating a superb sense of the texture of feathers which are finely incised all over. The claws...
Dates: Mar. 19, 1937

1543, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.138
Identifier: SC07.01.5.138
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#1543 Miniature picture frame enameled in mauve, signed by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is designed in his French classical manner with a narrow mauve-enameled ground bordered by the motifs associated with this style. Around the beveled glass there is an edge of white matte enamel separated from the mauve surface by a tiny fluted border...
Dates: undated

1546, Mar. 19, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.100
Identifier: SC07.01.5.100
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK March 19, 1937 #1546 Silver gold-gilt buzzer for the table, of conical beehive shape with a large cabochon-cut ural stone in the center. It is a device with clock-like movement, to be wound up, and when used gives a quiet, low, buzzing sound. Cut into the silver by hand, a collar of long leaves surrounds the stone button. The sides are decorated with chased...
Dates: Mar. 19, 1937

1556, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.035
Identifier: SC07.01.4.035
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1556 Small silver triangle frame by CARL G. FABERGE the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, enameled in a brilliant Russian blue over a chased guilloche surface, the latter by its zigzag pattern emanating from the center, imparting an additional richness. The circular picture opening is bordered with pearls and set with a bevelled [sic] glass with the outside border in beadwork. Back with ivory and signed and in the original hollywood case bearing...
Dates: undated

1556, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.102
Identifier: SC07.01.5.102
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #1556 Gold gilt silver triangle frame by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, enameled in a brilliant Russian blue over a chased (guilloche) surface, the latter by its zigzag pattern emanating from the center, imparting an additional richness. The circular picture opening is bordered with pearls and set with a beveled glass...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

1568, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.118
Identifier: SC07.01.5.118
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #1568 Cross cut out of a fine rich blue piece of lapis lazuli. It is mounted in gold and has a moveable diamond and pearl studded link. The center of the cross is overlaid with a diamond studded rosette which has a pearl center. From the belongings of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.MRS. JOHN...
Dates: Oct. 1, 1937

1569, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.139
Identifier: SC07.01.5.139
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#1569 A large Imperial Russian Crown in gold and silver, and designed with leaves, tendrils and flower forms set with numerous cabochon rubies, cabochon sapphires and diamonds. It is mounted at the top with a diamond-set Greek cross, and a diamond-encircled sapphire. From the personal belongings of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late...
Dates: undated

1573, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.036
Identifier: SC07.01.4.036
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle} #1573 A small pin in the shape of the regular octagon executed in a brilliant yellow gold with chased (guilloché) surface in the form of a sunburst enameled translucent white. In the center of each of the eight sides a diamond is inset and in the very center surrounded by a laurel wreath the Roman number “ten” in diamonds signifies a tenth anniversary. Signed by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, who is today so often referred to as...
Dates: undated

1573, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.103
Identifier: SC07.01.5.103
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #1573 A small pin in the shape of the regular octagon executed in a brilliant yellow gold with chased (guilloché) surface in the form of a sunburst enameled translucent white. In the center of each of the eight sides, a diamond is inset and in the very center, surrounded by a laurel wreath, is the Roman number “ten” in diamonds. Signed by CARL G....
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

1576, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.037
Identifier: SC07.01.4.037
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1576 A pin by CARL G. FABERGE in the Egyptian style formed of a large scarab cut from a spinel ruby enclosed with conventionalized lotus flowers in blue enamel with diamond stems, large diamond center and gold and silver mounting. A superb example of the work of the celebrated Russian Court jeweler who is today so often referred to as the “Cellini of the 19th Century.” From the personal belongings of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late...
Dates: undated

1576, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.104
Identifier: SC07.01.5.104
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #1576 A pin by CARL G. FABERGÉ in the Egyptian style, in the form of a large scarab cut from a spinel ruby enclosed with conventionalized lotus flowers in blue enamel with diamond stems, large diamond center and gold and silver mounting. A superb example of the work of the celebrated Russian Court jeweler who is today so often referred to as the...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

1578, Mar. 19, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.101
Identifier: SC07.01.5.101
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK March 19, 1937 #1578 Gold chain bracelet of large heavy links, by CARL G. FABERGÉ, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is mounted with an Imperial Crown studded with diamonds and two cabochon-cut sapphires, and is mounted also with a small safety catch chain arrangement. From the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaiovna, the eldest daughter...
Dates: Mar. 19, 1937

1580, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.038
Identifier: SC07.01.4.038
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1580 An exceptionally beautiful Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, executed in solid gold in his French classic style. It follows in technique the French 18th century gold snuff boxes with a ground of cobalt translucent enamel. Unlike most of Fabergé’s surfaces, the chased (guilloche) pattern also follows the traditional type used on the snuff boxes, and is merely visible as faint rays on the enamel surface. Around the center there is a broad vari-colored...
Dates: undated

1580, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.105
Identifier: SC07.01.5.105
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #1580 An exceptionally beautiful Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], celebrated Russian Court jeweler, executed in solid gold in his French classic style. It follows in technique the French eighteenth century gold snuff boxes with a ground of cobalt blue translucent enamel. Unlike most of FABERGE’S [sic] surfaces, the chased (guilloche) pattern...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

1591, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.039
Identifier: SC07.01.4.039
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1591 Small cushion-shaped box of gold and silver by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is executed entirely in canary yellow enameled over a chased (guilloche) surface and opens with a small pearl bordered lid having a ruby catch. Decorated on top with a diamond and ruby six-petaled flower which forms the center of the fine guilloche pattern. From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo. $300.00

Dates: undated

1591, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.119
Identifier: SC07.01.5.119
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #1591 Small cushion-shaped box of gold and silver by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is executed entirely in canary yellow enameled over a chased (guilloche) surface, and opens with a small pearl-bordered lid having a ruby catch. It is decorated on top with a diamond and ruby six-petaled [sic] flower which forms the...
Dates: Oct. 1, 1937

1597, 1537, 1562, 1575, 1578, 182, 1589, 1549, 1464, 1546, June 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.013
Identifier: SC07.01.3.013

1661, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.040
Identifier: SC07.01.4.040
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1661 Small solid gold handle with sharply curved top, by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is executed in Fabergé’s classic style with three shades of gold employed. The shaft is delicately fluted and is overlaid with a green gold festoon and diamond rosette. About it, a delicately carved green gold wreath design is chased. From the personal belongings of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $250.00

Dates: undated

1661, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.106
Identifier: SC07.01.5.106
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #1661 Small solid gold handle with sharply curved top, by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is executed in his classic style with three shades of gold employed. The shaft is delicately fluted and is overlaid with a green-gold festoon and diamond rosette. About it, a delicately carved green-gold wreath design is...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

1735, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.140
Identifier: SC07.01.5.140
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#1735 Gold-gilt silver triptych picture frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler, containing an exquisite drawing. The entire frame is paneled with the ivory-like hollywood and the triptych doors are clasped in the middle by a Greek Catholic cross. Opening the doors, he drawing is seen to be set into an oval opening covered with beveled glass and...
Dates: undated

1736, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.041
Identifier: SC07.01.4.041
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1736 Jade parasol top mounted in gold by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is designed with fluted ball-shaped handle of a deep green jade set into a circular gold mounting chased in a plaid design and studded all over with rubies and diamonds. On the summit it bears a cabochon-cut ruby surrounded by a row of diamonds. From the personal belongings of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $350.00

Dates: undated

1736, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.107
Identifier: SC07.01.5.107
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #1736 Jade parasol top mounted in gold by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the Russian Court jeweler. It is designed with fluted ball-shaped handle of a deep green jade set into a circular gold mounting chased in a plaid design and studded all over with rubies and diamonds. On the summit it bears a cabochon-cut ruby surrounded by a row of diamonds. From the...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

1737, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.042
Identifier: SC07.01.4.042
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1737 Jade parasol top mounted in gold, by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is designed with slender handle in a deep green translucent jade set into a circular white enameled mounting. A green gold wreath is festooned around it and mounted on top with a fine moonstone. From the personal belongings of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $300.00

Dates: undated

1737, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.108
Identifier: SC07.01.5.108
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #1737 Jade parasol top mounted in gold, by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is designed with slender handle in a deep green translucent jade set into a circular white enameled mounting. A green-gold wreath is festooned around it and mounted on top with a fine moonstone. From the personal belongings of Alexandra...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

1749, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.141
Identifier: SC07.01.5.141
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#1749 Umbrella handle in the form of an eagle’s head, by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. The head is carved in a highly stylised (sic) manner out of a light green jade, with the eyes fashioned of two large beautiful red Ural stones mounted in gold. The white translucent enamel of the mounting is the type which Fabergé perfected and...
Dates: undated

1763, 2723, JZ-1, JZ-2, JZ-3, JZ-4, Dec. 30, 1944-Jan. 31, 1945

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.037
Identifier: SC07.01.3.037
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Dec. 30, 1944-Jan. 31, 1945

1934, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.120
Identifier: SC07.01.5.120
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #1934 A large and most important Russian icon of gold gilt silver by KLEIBER, (By Appointment to the Russian Imperial family), presented to the Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicholaiovna, the second daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia, on her birthday, May 29, 1897. In the long rectangular panel it depicts “St. Martyr Tatiana”, the patron saint...
Dates: Oct. 1, 1937

1956, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.121
Identifier: SC07.01.5.121
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #1956 Miniature diptych icon by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the Russian Court jeweler. It is executed in gold-gilt silver and in design follows an ancient prototype. The doors are of the Russian foliated arch-shape coming to a point at the top, with the front one decorated in a most elaborate manner. Perhaps harking back to the Byzantine reliquaries...
Dates: Oct. 1, 1937

2122, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.143
Identifier: SC07.01.5.143
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2122 An original photograph from the collection of the Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. It shows a whole group of photographs of the Czar, Czarina and their children. A large photograph of the Czar himself, is in the center, flanked by smaller ones showing the Czarina with the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana and...
Dates: undated