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"Icon delicately painted…", Jan. 4, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 11, Item: SC07.02.4.005
Identifier: SC07.02.4.005
“Icon delicately painted…”
“Icon delicately painted…”

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Transcription: Icon delicately painted on wood and mounted with a silver trapping set with seed pearls in Byzantine design, on a background of green enamel. "Our Lord Jesus Christ Holding the Open Scriptures" which read: "The Commandment of the New Day - "Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself". It is backed with red velvet. It was made by the court jeweler Fabergé whose name it bears. It is marked with the figures "88" which denotes the highest quality of Russian silver. From the quarters of Nicholai II in the Alex. Palace, Tsarskoye Selo. Inventory no. 12-31-33.


  • Jan. 4, 1934


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

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Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
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