437, 458, 459, 673, 676, May 2, 1935
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
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
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
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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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