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422, 423, 424, 445, 447, May 2, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.028
Identifier: SC07.01.5.028
422, 423, 424, 445, 447
422, 423, 424, 445, 447

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of 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


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

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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