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417, 419, 420, 421, 639, May 2, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.027
Identifier: SC07.01.5.027
417, 419, 420, 421, 639
417, 419, 420, 421, 639

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Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York May 2, 1935

#417. Exceptionally fine miniature Easter egg made of lapis. #419. Miniature gold Easter egg, composed of three Russian semi-precious stones mounted in gold and set with three tiny rubies. #420. Miniature gold Easter egg in the shape of a cage, set with a turquoise. #421. Miniature gold Easter egg engraved in a spiral design and set with a band of blue sapphires. #639. Very interesting miniature Easter egg carved from a dark blue lapis lazuli with a gold ring. Made by the famous court jeweler, “Carl Fabergé”. From the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo.

Mrs. John L. Pratt


  • May 2, 1935


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

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47.20.95, 47.20.85, 47.20.94, 47.20.77, 47.20.59

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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.

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond VA 23220-4007 United States