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Schaffer Collection

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Found in 296 Collections and/or Records:

2136, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.122
Identifier: SC07.01.5.122
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #2136 Jade parasol top mounted in gold-gilt silver by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is cut from the jade in a very curious manner with tapering, bulbous areas up the sides, flaring outwards to the top which is designed in a four-petaled [sic] manner. In this specimen, the jade is of a soft but brilliant green...
Dates: Oct. 1, 1937

2237, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.109
Identifier: SC07.01.5.109
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #2237 Tiny solid gold oval box by CARL G. FABERGÉ, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is designed with alternating green and narrow blue enamel stripes, and bears on the cover an oval carnelian minutely engraved in the Arabic script with excerpts from the Koran. It is surrounded by a row of diamonds. Like all of FABERGÉ’s boxes, the fit of...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

2237, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.043
Identifier: SC07.01.4.043
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #2237 Tiny solid gold oval box, by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is designed with alternating green and narrow blue enamel stripes, and bears on the cover an oval carnelian minutely engraved in the Arabic script with exerpts [sic] from the Koran. It is surrounded by a row of diamonds. Like all of Fabergé’s boxes, the fit of cover to box is a notable example of his craftsmanship. Here also he has employed the hinges which appear on the...
Dates: undated

2238, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.110
Identifier: SC07.01.5.110
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #2238 Rare miniature Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. The egg form is executed in solid gold overlaid by settings of silver for the bands of diamonds which rise from the bottom and cover the lower portion of the egg. From these bands, tendrils arise and, entwining over the gold surface of the egg, are executed in...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

2238, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.044
Identifier: SC07.01.4.044
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #2238 Rare miniature Easter egg, by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian court jeweler. The egg form is executed in solid gold overlaid by settings of silver for the bands of diamonds which rise from the bottom and cover the lower portion of the egg. From these bands, tendrils arise, and entwining over the gold surface of the egg, are executed in diamonds. The bottom bears a brilliant cabochon-cut ruby. $250.00

Dates: undated

2243, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.123
Identifier: SC07.01.5.123
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #2243 An example of the miniature sculpture of CARL G. FABERGE [sic]: a pig cut out of lapis lazuli. In this example of the Russian master’s work, the lapis selected is a brilliant blue with rich markings and flecks of gold. It is executed in an extremely naturalistic manner with such details as hooves, ears, and mouth minutely detailed....
Dates: Oct. 1, 1937

2247, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.144
Identifier: SC07.01.5.144
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2247 Gold mounted sapphire-studded rock crystal perfume vial by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is designed in a cylindrical manner banded about the opening with gold, and bears a gold cover enameled in a translucent white. The whole bottle is studded all over in a polka-dot arrangement with cabochon-cut sapphires and bears about...
Dates: undated

2278, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.145
Identifier: SC07.01.5.145
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2278 A charming fantaisie by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. In a solid gold cage perched on a golden bar on which rest two tiny golden containers for seed, is a parrot cut out of a single piece of pink quart with ruby gold-mounted eyes and gold claws. It is a very fine example of Fabergé’s animal sculpture. In its life-like...
Dates: undated

2279, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.146
Identifier: SC07.01.5.146
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2279 Kovsh by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, carved out of rock crystal into which is etched a highly conventionalized all-over leaf pattern. The shape is exquisite, being wide and flat. It stands on a gold base with four feet each extending from a leaf. Around the rim is a gold mounting which comes to a point at the front and bears...
Dates: undated

2281, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.147
Identifier: SC07.01.5.147
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK

#2281 Interesting miniature Easter egg carved out of opal. It combines most beautifully a rich brown with iridescent shades of greens and blues. By CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. From the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Olga, eldest daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT.

Dates: undated

2297, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.148
Identifier: SC07.01.5.148
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK

#2297 Solid gold pin in the shape of a wild rose, very beautifully enameled in a soft shade of pink and giving a most delightful and lifelike effect. From the personal belongings of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: undated

2299, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.149
Identifier: SC07.01.5.149
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2299 A most unusual flower creation by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, who is often referred to today as the “Cellini of the nineteenth century”. Beautifully conceived and executed, it represents a spray of lilies-of-the valley [underlined] fashioned of pearls with diamond tips, on a gold stem and with two large leaves of jade. The spray stands...
Dates: undated

2299, 2340, 2419, Dec. 28, 1939-Feb. 1, 1940

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.022
Identifier: SC07.01.3.022
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Dec. 28, 1939-Feb. 1, 1940

2300, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.150
Identifier: SC07.01.5.150
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2300 Unusual flower creation by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. Beautifully conceived and executed, it represents a spray of lilies-of-the-valley [underlined] fashioned of pearls with diamond tips, on a gold stem and with two large leaves of jade. The spray stands in what seems to be a glass of water, but what is actually a rock crystal vase so...
Dates: undated

2322, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.151
Identifier: SC07.01.5.151
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2322 An exceptionally fine miniature sculpture of a blood hound by the celebrated Russian Court jeweler CARL G. FABERGE. The animal is carved from a single piece of vari-colored agate ranging in shade from a light gray to a reddish brown. He is shown in the attitude of following the scent, and most noteworthy in this specimen is the impression one gains of his great...
Dates: undated

2322, 2323, 2326, Feb. 1-Mar. 1, 1940

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.023
Identifier: SC07.01.3.023
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Feb. 1-Mar. 1, 1940

2323, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.152
Identifier: SC07.01.5.152
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2323 Miniature sculpture by CARL G. FABERGE, of an eagle, carved from vari-colored brown and gray agate, and with feet of gold. It is an exceptionally fine example by this great Russian artist, and every portion of the bird’s anatomy has been minutely carved with the greatest attention to detail. The bird is shown standing in repose with wings folded in,...
Dates: undated

2325, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.153
Identifier: SC07.01.5.153
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2325 Miniature rooster carved out of transparent carnelian, by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. In its small dimensions, every detail of the anatomy is correctly and precisely cut, even to the chasing of the individual feathers. The legs are of gold with the paws minutely chased and with sharp claws, while diamonds are set in for the...
Dates: undated

2326, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.154
Identifier: SC07.01.5.154
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2325 Unique sculpture of a hornbill by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. This exotic bird with its exceptionally long curved beak, is shown in a seated position, with its head upraised. It is carved from flawless smoky topaz, beautiful in color. The rendition of the bird is executed with broad, sweeping lines, yet with great attention...
Dates: undated

2340, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.155
Identifier: SC07.01.5.155
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#2340 A magnificent specimen of the animal sculpture of CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, is this large owl carved out of a single piece of obsidian. This rare and excessively brittle stone is here used to the greatest advantage. It is so carved and polished as to bring out all the hidden lights. The model for the sculpture was...
Dates: undated

2353, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.156
Identifier: SC07.01.5.156
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2353 Very unusual gold pendant in the form of a lozenge, by BOLIN, the well-known Russian jeweler, who made many outstanding objects for members of the Russian Imperial family, as well as for other important personages. In the center is a large diamond surrounded by four smaller ones. At the top is set a star cabochon-cut ruby of unusual color, while on the other...
Dates: undated

2353, L-14, Gold stand, Apr. 1, 1940

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.024
Identifier: SC07.01.3.024

2373, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.047
Identifier: SC07.01.3.047

2373, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.157
Identifier: SC07.01.5.157
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2373 Rare Russian silver tray of the early nineteenth century, made in St. Petersburg circa 1815 during the reign of Czar Alexander I (1801-1825). It is a plain rectangular tray standing on four ball feet, and bordered with a pierced and beaded gallery, and baring two gracefully shaped handles, also beaded. MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: undated

2376, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.158
Identifier: SC07.01.5.158
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2376 Gold link bracelet by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. The center bears a shield-shaped plaque which is translucently enameled over a chased (guilloché) surface in a rich red, and against this background is mounted the Russian Imperial double-headed Eagle, beautifully chased. The breast bears a diamond and the crown surmounting it is...
Dates: undated

2419, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.159
Identifier: SC07.01.5.159
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2419 Rectangular gold gilt silver frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. The opening for the picture is large and square and the border rather narrow, which gives a most unusual effect. The border, is enameled over a chased “guilloché” surface in a rich translucent red, over which is appliqued formal scrollwork in gold gilt silver. Pilasters...
Dates: undated

2421, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.160
Identifier: SC07.01.5.160
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2421 Exceptionally fine rectangular gold frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, enameled over a chased (guilloché) surface in an extremely pale blue. Both the inner rectangular border for the picture and the outer border are perfectly plain. Surmounting the frame is a gold riband from which are suspended pendant festoons of berried laurel,...
Dates: undated

2433, 2891, Nov. 7, 1945

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.042
Identifier: SC07.01.3.042

2445, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.161
Identifier: SC07.01.5.161
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2445 An exceptional piece by the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, CARL G. FABERGE, is this large ash tray fashioned of gold. The shape is most graceful and unusual, being of trefoil design. From each of the three points thus formed, a gold handle extends, each handle being set with a gold coin of Catherine the Great, and dated 1766, 1773, and 1783. Fabergé was very...
Dates: undated

2445, 2454, 2455, 2456, 2460, 2465, 2470, 2472, 2457, 2461, 2467, 2474, 2464, 2468, Mar. 1-June 2, 1941

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.029
Identifier: SC07.01.3.029
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [In process]

Dates: Mar. 1-June 2, 1941