422, 423, 424, 445, 447, May 2, 1935
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
Rockefeller Center, New York
May 2, 1935
#422. Miniature gold Easter egg, beautifully enameled in white, and bearing the red cross. #423. Miniature Easter egg, made of a gray Russian semi-precious stone set on the bottom with a ruby and on the top mounted with a gold leaf. #424. Miniature Easter egg made of Russian pink agate. #445. Miniature gold Easter egg, beautifully enameled in green, white, and red, with tiny red enamel dots on the green enamel, and decorated with gold wreath. #447. Very interesting miniature gold Easter egg enameled in turquoise blue and and placed in a gold cone which is suspended from a gold ring. Made by the famous court jeweler, “Carl Fabergé”. From the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Maria, the third 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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