463, July 28, 1934
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
July 28, 1934
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
- July 28, 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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