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430, 431, 432, 435, 436, May 2, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.030
Identifier: SC07.01.5.030
430, 431, 432, 435, 436
430, 431, 432, 435, 436

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York May 2, 1935 #430. Miniature Easter egg, made of a gray semi-precious Russian stone mounted in various colored beautifully chased gold, and studded with four rubies. #431. Miniature gold Easter egg enameled in white, the upper part studded with rubies and one diamond, and in the center, beautifully chased gold wreath. #432. Miniature Easter egg made of Russian agate mounted in various colored beautifully chased gold. #435. Miniature Easter egg of Siberian jade (nephrite), decorated with a gold leaf design studded with rose diamonds and two rubies. #436. Miniature gold Easter egg set with five rubies and various rose diamonds. Made by the famous court jeweler “Carl Fabergé”. From the personal belongings of the Grand Duchess Olga, the eldest 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

47.20.84, 47.20.86, 47.20.82, 47.20.91, 47.20.87

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

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