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38, Mar. 1, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.005
Identifier: SC07.01.5.005
38
38

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York March 1, 1934 #38. Gold and silver frame with grayish-blue enamel panel with sunray effect. In center, round photograph of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia, surmounted by Roman ten (X), studded with diamonds. It is signed by the well-known master, “Fabergé”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia. The back is of ivory. This was a present from the Czarina to the Czar on the tenth anniversary of their marriage. From his personal belongings at the Alexandrovsky Palace at Tsarskoye Selo.

Mrs. John L. Pratt

Dates

  • Mar. 1, 1934

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

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

American--1

Extent

1 page

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

Related Materials

47.20.333

Physical Description

Paper

Physical Facet

Sales records

General

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.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

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