425, 426, 427, 428, 429, May 2, 1935
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
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
- May 2, 1935
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
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.
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