533 Duplicate, May 20, 1936
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK
May 20, 1936
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
- May 20, 1936
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
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Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
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