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437, 458, 459, 673, 676, May 2, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.031
Identifier: SC07.01.5.031
437, 458, 459, 673, 676
437, 458, 459, 673, 676

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures Rockefeller Center, New York May 2, 1935 #437. Miniature gold Easter egg beautifully enameled in red and white, and inlaid with gold leaves. #458. Very interesting egg-shaped pearl supporting a beautifully chased gold cock which is suspended from a ring. #459. Very fine miniature gold Easter egg studded with pearls and turquoises, stones divided in four sections. #673. Very interesting gold gilt silver miniature Easter egg in the shape of a bee hive, studded with a green Ural stone. #676. Very fine gold gilt silver miniature Easter egg enameled in soft shades of Russian enamel set in filigree work.

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


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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