572, Jan. 1, 1934
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
Rockefeller Center, New York
January 1, 1934
Exceptionally fine “Fabergé” handle, made of an unusually formed beautiful green jade, enclosed in two gold gilt bands which are chased in a simple design. The top of the handle is studded with sixty-five various sized blue sapphires in a triangular setting. Set on a stick of very fine tortoise shell.
Originally in the collection of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.
MRS. JOHN L. PRATT
- Jan. 1, 1934
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
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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