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E-517/4, Christmas [Dec. 25], 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.064
Identifier: SC07.02.3.064
E-517/4
E-517/4

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. E-517/4 Cross of hand-wrought silver, finished with a ball effect to represent jewels; Russian workmanship of the 18th century. On the face is the eight point Greek Orthodox cross, adorned with the crown of thorns. On either side is the spear and sponge of the Crucifixion, while below is the skull signifying that Christ conquered Death. The Slavic symbols read – “King of Glory, Jesus Christ, son of God”. The reverse side is in scroll design. From the Imperial Chapel of the Feodorovski Cathedral, Tsarskoye Selo.

Lillian T. Pratt Christmas, 1937

FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK

Dates

  • Christmas [Dec. 25], 1937

Language of Materials

English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Digitization of the collection has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The digital collection can be accessed through the VMFA Collections Search website.

Conditions Governing Use

No Copyright - United States: http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?language=en

Biographical / Historical

American--1

Extent

1 page

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

Related Materials

47.20.152

Physical Description

Paper

Physical Facet

Sales records

General

Hammer Collection, Hammer Galleries, Fifth Avenue

Digitization of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Archives has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

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