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533 Duplicate, May 20, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 5, Item: SC07.01.5.071
Identifier: SC07.01.5.071
533 Duplicate
533 Duplicate

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK May 20, 1936 #533 duplicate A very fine cane handle of pale reddish jade in a solid gold setting, paneled and enameled in matte white. Superimposed over the surface are crossed arrows of gold, each of which bears in the center a deep-red cabochon-cut Ural stone. By “Carl Fabergé”, court jeweler to the Russian Imperial family, who is today so often referred to as the “Cellini of the nineteenth century.” From the collection of the Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates

  • May 20, 1936

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

47.20.173

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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