774, Mar. 25, 1935
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
Rockefeller Center, New York
March 25, 1935
A most exceptionally fine gold gilt silver ash tray, beautifully chased and enameled in a very fine shade of canary yellow transparent enamel, supported by three ball feet; studded in the front with a beautiful round moonstone and an oval moonstone at the top of the handle.
A fine example of the creations of the famous Russian Court Jeweler, Carl Faberge [sic], who was often referred to as the Cellini of the 19th Century.
From the Alexander Palace.
Mrs. John L. Pratt
- Mar. 25, 1935
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
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