893, Sep. 30, 1935
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK
September 30, 1935
Small round gold picture frame of more than ordinary beauty and quality by “Carl Fabergé”, celebrated court jeweler to the Russian Imperial family.
The ground of this piece chased with a shimmering pattern, is enameled translucent white and bordered with a minutely detailed wreath design in green gold on the outside. The inside is bordered with pearls while the enameled surface is painted with conventionalized trees.
The back is of ivory, and it contains a photograph of Czarevitch Alexei Nicholaievitch, son and heir apparent of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.
From the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo.
MRS. JOHN L. PRATT
- Sep. 30, 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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