RH-5416/28, Feb. 20, 1939
Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. RH-5416/28 Parasol handle of lapis lazuli and gold in hexagonal form. Narrow strips of gold connecting with the collar, pointed alternately with diamonds and gold relief pattern in diamond effect. Finished with a flat end of gold, the handle is suitable for use as a seal. It is contained in its original case of green hand-tooled leather. Of Russian workmanship, in the style of Fabergé, it bears the master’s initials “AK”. Mrs. John L. Pratt February 20, 1939 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK
- Feb. 20, 1939
- Hammer Galleries (Organization)
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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.
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