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Schaffer Collection

 Organization

Found in 296 Collections and/or Records:

2821, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.183
Identifier: SC07.01.5.183
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2821 Miniature gold and platinum charm in the form of a bull dog. The collar is gold, the eyes are rubies, and the body is set with ten large diamonds and many smaller ones.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: undated

2821, June 24, 1941

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.032
Identifier: SC07.01.3.032

2859, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.184
Identifier: SC07.01.5.184
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2859 Gold frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, enameled over a chased guilloche surface in a most interesting pattern combining areas of various sizes in red, white, and blue enamel, the colors of the Imperial Standard.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: undated

2868, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.185
Identifier: SC07.01.5.185
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2868 Miniature gold Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is enameled over a chased guilloché surface in a rich green. The top is decorated with classical fluted mounting and with chased gold garlands crossed at intervals with ribbons and from which are suspended pendant festoons. These are carried out in vari-colored gold, typical...
Dates: undated

2869, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.186
Identifier: SC07.01.5.186
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2869 Miniature gold Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is finely enameled over a chased guilloché surface in a raspberry red. One side of the egg is decorated with an applied miniature sculpture in gold of an elephant with up-turned trunk. This is outlined by a band of white matte enamel separated from the red by narrow gold...
Dates: undated

2870, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.187
Identifier: SC07.01.5.187
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2870 Miniature gold Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is set around the center with a faceted emerald, a faceted ruby, and two faceted sapphires.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: undated

2881, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.188
Identifier: SC07.01.5.188
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2881 Circular silver tray by Nichols & Plinke, outstanding silversmiths of English origin who settled and worked in Russia at the request of the Imperial family. Designed with the greatest simplicity the center bears an oval-shaped decoration suitable for monogramming, while the border is heavily chased and engraved with a classical pattern.MRS. JOHN...
Dates: undated

2881, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.049
Identifier: SC07.01.3.049

2882, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.189
Identifier: SC07.01.5.189
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2882 Gold frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. In typical Fabergé design, the rectangular opening for the picture is bordered by bead and dash pattern, while the outside border is likewise designed with a classical pattern, set in each corner with a rosette. In between these, the area is overlaid with a chased guilloché surface enameled a...
Dates: undated

2891, Nov. 1945

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.128
Identifier: SC07.01.5.128
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures A LA VIEILLE RUSSIE, INC. 785 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK

November, 1945 #2891 Lapis-Lazuli combination seal and letter-opener. The handle is a long, bulbous-shaped piece of Lapis-Lazuli, beautifully curved in symmetrical pattern with a gold, hand-chased, ferrule. The blade and the seal, which are interchangeable, are of silver-gilt. MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: Nov. 1945

73/44, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.013
Identifier: SC07.01.4.013
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #73/44 Ivory finished birch frame with gold and silver bead mounting, and crown in top center, containing a group photograph of the Russian Imperial family, portraying the late Czar, Nicholas II; his wife, Alexandra Feodorovna; at their knees, seated, Alexei Nicholaievitch, the Czarevitch; standing in the back, Grand Duchess Olga and Grand Duchess Tatiana; on the left, Grand Duchess Marie; and on the right, seated on a chair, Grand Duchess...
Dates: undated

73/44, Mar. 1, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.006
Identifier: SC07.01.5.006
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 1, 1934 #73/44. Ivory finished birch frame with gold and silver bead mounting, and crown in top center, containing a group photograph of the Russian Imperial family, portraying the late Czar, Nicholas II; his wife, Alexandra Feodorovna; at their knees, seated, Alexei Nicholaievitch, the Czarevitch; standing in the back, Grand Duchess Olga and Grand Duchess...
Dates: Mar. 1, 1934

73/44, 38, 23, Mar. 1, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.001
Identifier: SC07.01.3.001

1763/2723, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.142
Identifier: SC07.01.5.142
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK#1763/2723 Very rare miniature animal studies of an elephant by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. One is in silver, and is fully signed by the master, while the second, in gold, is unmarked. This was most likely made as a mate to the silver one. Presumably, they were silver and golden wedding anniversary gifts. They are both modelled in...
Dates: undated

"A most unusual topaz brooch…", Jan. 1, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.002
Identifier: SC07.01.5.002
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York January 1, 1934A most unusually fine topaz brooch in the shape of the face of a lion, with two rubies as eyes. The lion is holding in his mouth a large diamond, also gold ring, which is studded with seven smaller diamonds. It is mounted in beautifully chased and engraved gold wreath, which is decorated with various hunting implements executed in red...
Dates: Jan. 1, 1934

Binder

 File
Identifier: SC-07-01.4
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags, and item descriptions that detail the purchases Pratt made from the Schaffer collection in the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondence between Alexander S. Schaffer, his wife Ray Schaffer, and Pratt discuss sales, payments, display cabinets, family matters, and books and articles he sent to Pratt about Russian history, war, and family matters. After 1944, some of the correspondence, invoices and item descriptions came from A La...
Dates: undated

D2, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.001
Identifier: SC07.01.4.001
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #D2. Bronze commemoration medal portraying Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia, and Alexandra Feodorovna, his wife. On the reverse side of the medal can be seen the Russian Imperial eagle and the emblem of the Republic of France, and the following inscription: “Visite en France de Leurs Majestes L’Empereur et L’Imperatrice de Russie. Cherbourg. Paris. Chalons. 5-9 Octobre, 1896.” On the bottom is a beautifully chased wreath of various flowers and...
Dates: undated

D2, Apr. 2, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.009
Identifier: SC07.01.5.009
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures April 2, 1934 #D2. Bronze commemoration medal portraying Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia, and Alexandra Feodorovna, his wife. On the reverse side of the medal can be seen the Russian Imperial eagle and the emblem of the Republic of France, and the following inscription: “Visite en France de leurs Majestés L’Empereur et L’Imperatrice de Russie. Cherbourg. Paris. Chalons. 5-9 Octobre,...
Dates: Apr. 2, 1934

Folder 3

 File
Identifier: SC-07-01.3
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags, and item descriptions that detail the purchases Pratt made from the Schaffer collection in the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondence between Alexander S. Schaffer, his wife Ray Schaffer, and Pratt discuss sales, payments, display cabinets, family matters, and books and articles he sent to Pratt about Russian history, war, and family matters. After 1944, some of the correspondence, invoices and item descriptions came from A La...
Dates: 1934-1945, undated

Folder 4

 File
Identifier: SC-07-01.4
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags, and item descriptions that detail the purchases Pratt made from the Schaffer collection in the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondence between Alexander S. Schaffer, his wife Ray Schaffer, and Pratt discuss sales, payments, display cabinets, family matters, and books and articles he sent to Pratt about Russian history, war, and family matters. After 1944, some of the correspondence, invoices and item descriptions came from A La...
Dates: undated

Folder 5

 File
Identifier: SC-07-01.5
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags, and item descriptions that detail the purchases Pratt made from the Schaffer collection in the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondence between Alexander S. Schaffer, his wife Ray Schaffer, and Pratt discuss sales, payments, display cabinets, family matters, and books and articles he sent to Pratt about Russian history, war, and family matters. After 1944, some of the correspondence, invoices and item descriptions came from A La...
Dates: 1934-1945, undated

Folder 6

 File
Identifier: SC-07-01.5
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags, and item descriptions that detail the purchases Pratt made from the Schaffer collection in the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondence between Alexander S. Schaffer, his wife Ray Schaffer, and Pratt discuss sales, payments, display cabinets, family matters, and books and articles he sent to Pratt about Russian history, war, and family matters. After 1944, some of the correspondence, invoices and item descriptions came from A La...
Dates: 1934-1945, undated

G-3, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.111
Identifier: SC07.01.5.111
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #G-3 Rectangular miniature picture frame by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is executed from gold-gilt silver and is enameled over a chased (guilloche) surface in a very beautiful shade of rose. Borders of wreath design frame the enameled ground, while the opening for the picture is enclosed with beadwork. The back...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

G-5, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.112
Identifier: SC07.01.5.112
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #G-5 Miniature picture frame by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is executed in unusually small dimensions in solid gold with a jade center surrounding the tiny opening for a picture. Concentric fluted gold rims separate these areas. The jade is of a dark, spotted green and in contrast to it, a pale mauve enamel is...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

G-8, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.113
Identifier: SC07.01.5.113
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #G-8 A miniature icon by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is in the form of a triptych and is very simply panelled [sic] on the exterior with a dark wood bearing a four-petaled [sic] catch centered by an emerald. It opens to disclose a solid gold interior. The three panels are executed in a brilliant yellow gold...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

G-13, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.114
Identifier: SC07.01.5.114
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #G-13 Dome-shaped jade push-button by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. In the classic French style adapted by FABERGE [sic], the jade is of a dark green color cut into relief with rows of small rococo scrolls curving up over the top to join a central motif bearing the button. The button is a cabochon-cut star ruby set in...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

G-14, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.115
Identifier: SC07.01.5.115
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #G-14 Gold-mounted jade calendar by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. In the form of a rectangular piece of dark, translucent green jade, it is designed in his classic manner and mounted with gold-gilt back and easel. At the top, swags of green gold are contrasted with a reddish gold, the latter taking the form of crossed...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

G-16, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.116
Identifier: SC07.01.5.116
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #G-16 Large jade Easter egg mounted in gold-gilt silver by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. Of a fine green jade bearing a spotting of a darker green, the stone is cut out to paper-like thinness, making it translucent. Mounted in a bright yellow gold-gilt silver and bearing ruby catches with which to open it. It...
Dates: Aug. 18, 1937

G-22, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.124
Identifier: SC07.01.5.124
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #G-22 Very unusual miniature diptych icon of solid gold by GRATCHOV, by Appointment to the Russian Imperial Family. Its design is perfectly plain on the exterior, and on opening it discloses miniatures of Jesus Christ on one panel and the Holy Virgin of Kazan on the other.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: Oct. 1, 1937

G.3, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.002
Identifier: SC07.01.4.002
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] G. 3. Rectangular miniature picture frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is executed in gold on silver bearing a ground of rose colored enamel. Borders of wreath design frame the enameled ground and around the opening for a picture is enclosed with beadwork. Bears a piece of beveled plate glass to cover the picture and is paneled with ivory. Signed “FABERGE”. $300.00 From the Youssapoff Collection. Originally it was presented to the...
Dates: undated