417, 419, 420, 421, 639, May 2, 1935
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
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
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
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Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
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