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478, Apr. 9, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.058
Identifier: SC07.01.5.058
478
478

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK April 9, 1936 #478 Very beautifully designed parasol handle in the shape of a fin, made of nephrite. It is mounted with gold and finely enameled in an unusual shade of pink, and is studded with four pearls and two rows of diamonds. It was made by the famous court jeweler “Carl Fabergé” (By Appointment to the Czar of Russia), and is a fine example of his craftsmanship. Originally in the collection of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates

  • Apr. 9, 1936

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

The collection is open for research.

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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

47.20.184

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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