Vase, Oct. 2, 1939
Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] VASE Small, oval vase carved in brown and white veined Ural agate. The bowl is separated from the skirted foot by a band of finely matched turquoise set between two fillets of repousse [sic] gold. This exquisitely graceful object was made in the Imperial Grinding Factory in Peterhof. This factory was owned and operated exclusively by the court. From the quarters of Tsarina Aleksandra Feodorovna in the Aleksandr Palace, Tsarskoye Selo. 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
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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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