430, 431, 432, 435, 436, May 2, 1935
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
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
#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
- 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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