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893, Sep. 30, 1935

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.035
Identifier: SC07.01.5.035
893
893

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK September 30, 1935 #893 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

Dates

  • Sep. 30, 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

47.20.336

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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