RH-5380-13, Jan. 9, 1939
Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] PANSIES Graceful spray of pansies carved in amethyst, the centers set with brown diamonds. Calyxes are formed in jade. Rising on slender gold stems with leaves of Siberian nephrite, serrated and realistically modeled, the little pansy is set in rock crystal carved to represent water in a vase. Created by the world-famed Russian jeweler, Karl Faberge, it is hallmarked with his name in Russian, and the initials of one of his leading masters, Henrik Wigstroem, and the numeral “72” denoting the Russian equivalent of 18 karat gold. Number RE5380-13 Mrs. John L. Pratt January 9, 1939 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK
- Jan. 9, 1939
- 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
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