Bear Charm, Oct. 2, 1939
Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] BEAR CHARM Tiny charm of a bear exquisitely carved from real amethyst and suspended from a gold link. He is standing on his hind legs, and his eyes are set with small cabochon rubies. This charm was designed by the celebrated court jeweler to Nikolai II, and executed by his talented stone carver, Kremlov. Mrs. John L. Pratt October 2, 1939 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK
- Creation: Oct. 2, 1939
- Hammer Galleries (Organization)
Language of Materials
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
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
200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond VA 23220-4007 United States