RH-5214/39, Feb. 1, 1938
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Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. RH-5214/39 Charm of gold in the form of an Easter egg. Palmetto leaves and the figure of an African elephant holding in his trunk a diamond, form the decoration. In the style of Fabergé, the Russian court jeweler, it was created by the Kalodnikoff masters, bearing their hall-marks and the number “56” denoting the Russian equivalent of 14 karat gold. From the apartments of the Grand Duchess Marie Nicholaevna, third daughter of Nicholai II, in the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo. Mrs. J.L. Pratt February 1, 1933 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK
- Creation: Feb. 1, 1938
- Hammer Galleries (Organization)
Language of Materials
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Hammer Collection, Hammer Galleries, Fifth Avenue
Digitization of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Archives has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
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