1182, 1183, 778, Dec. 1, 1936
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK
December 1, 1936
#1182, #1183, #778
#1182. Miniature solid gold Easter egg signed with the initials of “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler chased with the “guilloche” all-over pattern enameled brilliant emerald green. Serving as complement to the green enamel a gold circle and stripes are set with a small ruby.
#1183. Solid gold miniature Easter egg by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. Of a yellow gold it is chased and set with nine cabochon-cut rubies.
#778. Solid gold miniature Easter egg by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler executed in yellow gold with green gold wreath design and filigree volutes set with two small diamonds.
From the collection of the Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicholaievna, second daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.
MRS. JOHN L. PRATT
- Creation: Dec. 1, 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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