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RH-1842/8, Apr. 19, 1939

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.112
Identifier: SC07.02.3.112
RH-1842/8
RH-1842/8

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. RH-1842/8 Crouched figure of a cat gracefully carved in white transparent Ural stone, the eyes set with faceted sapphires. There is a feeling of concentrated watchfulness in the rhythm of the body. It was designed by the celebrated jeweler to the late Tsar’s family, Carl Fabergé, and was executed by his able stone carver, Kremlev the Younger. From the collection of the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna, eldest daughter of Tsar Nikolai II, in the Aleksandr Palace, Tsarskoye Selo. Mrs. John L. Pratt April 19, 1939 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK

Dates

  • Apr. 19, 1939

Creator

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

47.20.247

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.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

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