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315, Easter [Apr. 1], 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.007
Identifier: SC07.01.5.007
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315

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York Easter, 1934 #315. Porcelain Easter egg, bearing on one side the gold monogram and crown of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia, and on the other, a small red cross. It was the custom of the Czarina to present these eggs to wounded officers, while she served as a nurse during the World War, as a token of Easter greetings. From the Winter Palace.

Mrs. John L. Pratt

Dates

  • Easter [Apr. 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

47.20.39

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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