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463, July 28, 1934

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.015
Identifier: SC07.01.5.015
463
463

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures July 28, 1934 #463 A most unusual enamel miniature icon (panagia), portraying the “Madonna and Child”. It is set in a very fine gold and silver frame inlaid with vari-colored enamel in very fine filigree work. Surmounted by crown and studded with pearls and garnets of very good quality. From the private collection of the Grand Duchess Olga, the eldest daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo.

Mrs. John L. Pratt

Dates

  • July 28, 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

47.20.28

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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