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Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

505-6, Feb., 1941

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.162
Identifier: SC07.02.3.162
Scope and Contents Transcription: [On Hammer Galleries stationery, insignia of the Galleries with its double-headed eagle to the left of header; to the right, insignia with the inscription “By appointment to His Majesty the King of Egypt] HAMMER GALLERIES 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK LOT #505 – ART. 6 MARINE PAINTING ON CANVAS “THE AMERICAN PACKET SHIP ‘DREADNOUGHT’ OF NEW YORK”. By: James Wilson Carmichael ENGLISH-1800-1868 From the William Randolph Hearst collection of works of art and furnishings, acquired...
Dates: Feb., 1941

1189-8, Jan. , 1941

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.161
Identifier: SC07.02.3.161
Scope and Contents Transcription: [On Hammer Galleries stationery, insignia of the Galleries with its double-headed eagle to the left of header; to the right, insignia with the inscription “By appointment to His Majesty the King of Egypt] HAMMER GALLERIES 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORKLOT #1189 – ARTICLE #8 “PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON” By: Ralph E. W. Earl American………………….XIX Century The expert on American portraits, Mr. Albert Rosenthal states: “Andrew Jackson, by E. W. Earl. This unusual and...
Dates: Jan. , 1941

3531, Mar. 17, 1939

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.107
Identifier: SC07.02.3.107
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No.3531 Nineteenth century mahogany cabinet in French classic style, carved and ornamented with bronze mountings. “Espagnolettes” form decorative motifs on portions of the frameworks. Gracefully proportioned, it is fitted with removable glass shelves. During the twenty years previous to the Revolution, the style of French furniture reached a high standard of artistic excellence, both in design and execution. This phase continued and produced a...
Dates: Mar. 17, 1939

3550, Oct. 2, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.018
Identifier: SC07.02.3.018
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT October 2nd, 1933 Article No. 3550 Wooden Wine Ladle. Beautifully inlayed with metal. Part of the Winter Palace Collection.

From the Hammer Collection – Three East Fifty-second Street, New York, N. Y.

Dates: Oct. 2, 1933

3623, Oct. 2, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.019
Identifier: SC07.02.3.019
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT October 2, 1933 3623. Handkerchief. Fine linen handkerchief embroidered with the crown and monogram of the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, Mother of Nicholai II. The border is block printed with a series of brown and blue elephants. It is significant to the superstitious that the trunks of the elephant are turned down where is (sic) those of the lucky elephants are turned up. From the private quarters of the Dowager Empress in...
Dates: Oct. 2, 1933

4122 C, May 3, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.040
Identifier: SC07.02.3.040
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT May 3rd, 1934. Article No. 4122 CA porcelain Easter egg bearing the monogram of the Czarevirch [sic] Alexis. It is drawn through with the original ribbon and was made in the Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory.The Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory was owned and operated exclusively by the the [sic] Royal Family from the time of its beginning in 1744 (when it was founded by Elizabeth I, daughter of Peter...
Dates: May 3, 1934

4404, Oct. 2, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.022
Identifier: SC07.02.3.022
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT October 2nd, 1933 Article No. 4404 Photograph of Olga, eldest daughter of Czar Nicholai II, Maria, the third daughter, their governess, and Titiani, the second daughter. Frame by Faberge; the blue ribbon crosses represents the order of St. Andrew, created in 1698 by Peter the Great. Only members of the Imperial Family could belong to this order. Winter Palace Collection.From the Hammer Collection – Three East...
Dates: Oct. 2, 1933

4580, Feb. 17, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.016
Identifier: SC07.02.3.016
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT February 17, 1933 Article No. 4580 Icon of the early seventeenth century, Ulanov School, “Dormition of the Virgin.” Below, among the prophets, disciples and saints, lies the Virgin while her Soul is represented as an infant in the arms of her Son, who will transport it to Paradise. On either side of Christ are Archangels; above Him, under the arch, are the Cherubim and Seraphim. At the top of the icon appears God the Father with...
Dates: Feb. 17, 1933

4763, Jan. 4, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.031
Identifier: SC07.02.3.031
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 4th, 1934. Article No. 4763 A silver plaque depicting the Church of Christ the Saviour, which was given to the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna on the occasion of the erection of this church. It was to commemorate the miraculous escape of the Royal Family from death in a railroad wreck. The church was erected by the contributions of various workers in the government departments and private citizens of Russia in the year...
Dates: Jan. 4, 1934

4765, Jan. 4, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.034
Identifier: SC07.02.3.034
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 4th, 1934. Article No. 4765 A slender gold column of exquisite workmanship, with a miniature of Nicholai II on it set with diamonds and crystals. The column is delicately chased with Icanthus leaves in green gold, a touch characteristic of Faberge who made the bibelot for the Czarina to present to Nicholai II on his birthday in 1907. It is contained in the original case and was found in the Alexander Palace....
Dates: Jan. 4, 1934

4776, Nov. 12, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.055
Identifier: SC07.02.3.055
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article -4776 Jade and gold frame on a stand. The photograph, in a heart-shaped pendant, is of Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovitch. It was made by the famous court jeweler to Nicholai II, Karl Faberge. From the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo.

Mrs. John L. Pratt November 12th, 1936

FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK  

Dates: Nov. 12, 1936

4809, Jan. 26, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.008
Identifier: SC07.02.3.008
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 26, 1933 Article No. H 4809 Fruit Spoon of gold on silver, beautifully designed, with an urn and shield engraved with the Imperial Crown. On the reverse side are the various silver marks, - “84” denoting sterling quality in Russia, the initials “MF” for the maker, the date 1850, and the Imperial Russian Double-headed Eagle. An interesting feature of this spoon is the manner in which the crown is engraved, being cut...
Dates: Jan. 26, 1933

4809, Jan. 27, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.011
Identifier: SC07.02.3.011
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 27, 1933 Article No. 4809Set of twelve Fruit Spoons of gold on silver, beautifully designed, with an urn and shield engraved with the Imperial Crown. On the reverse side are the various silver marks, - “84” denoting sterling quality in Russia, - the initials “MF” for the maker, the date 1850, and the Imperial Russian Double-headed Eagle. An interesting feature of these spoons is the manner in which the crown...
Dates: Jan. 27, 1933

4830, Jan. 27, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.010
Identifier: SC07.02.3.010
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 27, 1933 Article No. 4830 Icon, “The Twelve Apostles.” Seventeenth century, Northern School. Gold on bronze mounting. From the collection in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, of Nicholai II, the last Czar of Russia

Mrs. John L. Pratt Chatham Fredericksburg Virginia

From the Hammer Collection – Three East Fifty-second Street, New York, N. Y.

Dates: Jan. 27, 1933

5054, Jan. 26, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.005
Identifier: SC07.02.3.005
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 26, 1933 Article No. 5054 A small modern Icon of “St. George the Conqueror.” Painted on metal and framed by the well-known Klebnikov of St. Petersburg. The frame is decorated in beautiful enamel work and bears the Russian hallmark “84” denoting the finest quality silver; also bears the stamp of the Imperial Double-headed Eagle, showing that it was made especially for a member of the Russian Royal Family. From the...
Dates: Jan. 26, 1933

5253, Feb. 2, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.013
Identifier: SC07.02.3.013
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT February 2, 1933 Article No. 5253 Thin gold watch made by Leroy, Paris, for the Czarina Alexandra, whose monogram and crown in red enamel are delicately inlaid on the back. This simple but graceful time-piece was one of the last acquisitions of the Czarina. From her personal quarters in the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo.Mrs. John L. Pratt Chatham Fredericksburg VirginiaFrom the Hammer Collection – Three...
Dates: Feb. 2, 1933

5253, June 16, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.017
Identifier: SC07.02.3.017
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT Given to R.P. H. Princess Margaret Rose of England May 1939 [handwritten] June 16th, 1933. Article No. 5253 English silver Traveling Clock in wooden case. Made for Queen Victoria by Dimmick, Maker to Her Majesty the Queen, Cowes, England. Inscribed on the face: “From Grandmama 1894”. Given by Queen Victoria to her grandchild, the Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna. From the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye-Selo.Mrs. John L....
Dates: June 16, 1933

5259, Feb. 14, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.014
Identifier: SC07.02.3.014
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT February 14, 1933 Article No. 5259 Gold on silver enameled Caviar Spoon. Russian, hallmarked “88” denoting the highest quality of Russian silver. Also bears the initials “I.M.” of the maker. From the collection in the Alexander Palace of the Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, who was the wife of Nicholai II, the last Czar of Russia.Mrs. John L. Pratt Chatham Fredericksburg VirginiaFrom the Hammer Collection –...
Dates: Feb. 14, 1933

5278, 5282, 5259, 5284, 5279, Feb. 1, [1933]

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 7, Item: SC07.02.1.003
Identifier: SC07.02.1.003

5283, 5281, 5286, 5280, Feb. 1, [1933]

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 7, Item: SC07.02.1.004
Identifier: SC07.02.1.004

5324, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.165
Identifier: SC07.02.3.165
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article #5324 A nine-paneled, hinged screen closes to form this exquisite egg of solid gold. Surmounting it is the symbol of Christianity, a pelican feeding her blood to her young, rising gracefully from a golden nest. The pelican is enameled in pastel tones – the wings and eyes being set with diamonds. On each panel is a painting by Zehngraf, on ivory, showing various institutes of which the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna was the patroness. A...
Dates: undated

5358, Jan. 26, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.006
Identifier: SC07.02.3.006
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 26, 1933 Article No. 5358 Large Serving Spoon of gold on silver. On the handle appear the Imperial coat-of-arms, crown and monogram of Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mauvriekovna, wife of Grand Duke Konstantin. It was made by Hunt and Roskell of England.

Mrs. John L. Pratt Chatham Fredericksburg, Virginia

From the Hammer Collection – Three East Fifty-second Street, New York, N. Y.

Dates: Jan. 26, 1933

5401, June 21, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.044
Identifier: SC07.02.3.044
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL TREASURES Article No. 5401 Electric contact bell of artisticaly [sic] hand wrought silver in the form of a rabbit. The eyes, which make the contact, are set with garnets. It was made and signed by the court jeweler Faberge, outstanding craftsman of the last fifty years. His name appears under the double-headed eagle of Royal appointment. The figures “88” denote the highest quality of Russian silver. From the property of Nicholai II, in...
Dates: June 21, 1935

5421, Mar. 26, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.038
Identifier: SC07.02.3.038
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT March 26th, 1934. Article No. 5421 An icon of “St. Nicholas the Wonder Worker”, patron saint of Russia, with Christ and the Madonna. This icon was presented to Nicholai II when he was still a Czarevitch, by a peasant icon painter whose name appears on the border of the icon. The inscription on the back reads: “From a peasant of the village of Materi, Province of Vladimir---Joseph Andrew Pankreshoff. Presented to His Imperial...
Dates: Mar. 26, 1934

5448, Apr. 19, 1939

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.109
Identifier: SC07.02.3.109
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. 5448 Unusual, small parasol handle designed by Carl Fabergé, executed in his finest manner. The ball top is fashioned in jade, the handle stick of gold is overlaid with blush-pink transparent enamel on a ground tooled in swag effect. Two delicate fillets of gold, set with finely matched pearls, frame this portion. It is contained in the original box of hollywood, stamped with the master’s insignia beneath the double-headed eagle of royal...
Dates: Apr. 19, 1939

5449, Apr. 19, 1939

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.111
Identifier: SC07.02.3.111
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No.5449 Figure of a Dachshund carved in black Ural agate, lightly veined in red. The little sculpture, smoothly executed and rhythmic in line, is shown in seated posture. The eyes, set with diamonds, glisten in the finely modeled head and convey an expression of keen awareness, as well as that of patient watchfulness. An appealing note is found in the left forepaw: the deep hued agate in which the entire body is carved, assumes a definite...
Dates: Apr. 19, 1939

5450-6, Jan. 5, 1940

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.131
Identifier: SC07.02.3.131
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] PARASOL HANDLE Parasol handle fashioned in 18 kt. gold, applied on a guilloche ground with long panels in champ-leve blue enamel. Separations between these, and collars circumscribed top and base, are patterned in small flower and leaf effect, the motifs executed in transparent ruby and emerald enamel. A faceted diamond is set in the circular top and this is enclosed within the three tones of transparent enamel bordered in gold. The object was created...
Dates: Jan. 5, 1940

5450-17, Jan. 31, 1940

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.144
Identifier: SC07.02.3.144
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] COIN Large commemorative medallion heavily wrought in silver, featuring Queen Victoria of the British Empire on its cover with the inscription “Victoria Regina Imperatrix” – Victoria, Queen and Empress. The back is modeled in relief with figures of Greek mythology, and with shields of the continents massed on the lower edge entitled “Asia”, “America”, “Europe”, “Austral-Asia”, and “Africa”. Marvelously fashioned to conceal all but a vestige of the...
Dates: Jan. 31, 1940

5454, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.166
Identifier: SC07.02.3.166
Scope and Contents Transcription: [On Hammer Galleries stationery, insignia of the Galleries with its double-headed eagle to the left of header; to the right, insignia with the inscription “By appointment to His Majesty the King of Egypt] TABLE Oval tea table of mahogany with mirror and fine silver chased mountings. A small oval tray, with pierced marquetry can be raised or lowered by regulating a latch beneath the table. The silver mountings were made by the celebrated court jeweler to Nikolai II, Karl...
Dates: undated

5478-5, Jan. 10, 1940

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.142
Identifier: SC07.02.3.142
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] DACHSUND [sic] Beautiful, detailed figure of a dachshund, created by Karl Faberge, illustrious court jeweler to the monarchs of Europe and Asia, and especially to the last two Tsars of Russia. It is carved in fine, brown agate. Each movement of the little body, subtly expressed, contributes to the whole rhythmical form. The eyes are set with cabochon rubies. Number 5478-5 Mrs. John L. Pratt January 10, 1940 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE...
Dates: Jan. 10, 1940