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425, 426, 427, 428, 429, May 2, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.029
Identifier: SC07.01.5.029
425, 426, 427, 428, 429
425, 426, 427, 428, 429

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York May 2, 1935 #425. Gold and silver miniature Easter egg set with blue transparent enamel. Opening on a hinge. #426. Miniature gold Easter egg decorated with tiny bell shaped flowers, each studded with a diamond, and on the bottom a blue sapphire. #427. Miniature Easter egg made of pale blue Russian semi-precious stone, mounted in beautifully chased various colored gold. #428. Miniature gold Easter egg in the shape of a perfume bottle hanging from a chain, the lid opening and studded with an amethyst. #429. Miniature Easter egg in the shape of a Russian icon lamp (lampadka), with garnet in the gold lamp, which hangs from three chains. Made by the famous court jeweler “Carl Fabergé”. From the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Tatiana, the second daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo.

Mrs. John L. Pratt

Dates

  • May 2, 1935

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Digitization of the collection has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The digital collection can be accessed through the VMFA Collections Search website.

Conditions Governing Use

No Copyright - United States: http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?language=en

Biographical / Historical

American--1

Extent

1 page

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

Related Materials

47.20.61, 47.20.73, 47.20.89, 47.20.79, 47.20.62

Physical Description

Paper

Physical Facet

Sales records

General

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.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

Contact:
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