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86, Apr. 30, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.010
Identifier: SC07.01.5.010

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Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Imperial Russian Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York April 30, 1934 #86. Unusually fine icon portraying “St. Panteleimon” in a very fine gold and silver frame richly enameled. A fine example of the work of “Kuzmechev”, (By Appointment to the Czar of Russia.) On the back of the icon is a large silver plaque with engraved inscription which reads as follows: “Blessing from the Monastery of St. Martyr and Healer Panteleimon on the Sacred Mount Athos. To His Imperial Highness Heir Apparent and Czarevitch Grand Duke Alexis Nicholaievitch for Divine Assistance and Protection. October 5, 1904.” From the bedroom of the Czarevitch, at the Alexandrovsky Palace at Tsarskoye Selo, where it was catalogued under number 33.

Mrs. John L. Pratt


  • Creation: Apr. 30, 1934


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Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

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Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center

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