5840-6, Dec. 4, 1940
Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] FRAME Tiny double, gold frame, hand-wrought with incised stylized borders and a tooled ground on which is applied transparent pearl-white enamel. It contains portraits of Tsar Nikolai I of Russia in uniform, decorated with various orders of knighthood, and his wife, the Tsarina Aleksandra Feodorovna who also wears one of the star orders of the Empire. Each of the sovereigns is portrayed wearing the blue ribbon of the Order of St. Andrew. Finely executed, these are set off by interior oval frames in the manner of the border. The object rests on a gold easel and is backed in ivory. Number 5840-6 Mrs. John L. Pratt December 4, 1940 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK
- Dec. 4, 1940
- 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.
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