1343, Jan. 1, 1937
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
Rockefeller Center, New York
January 1, 1937
Very fine Easter egg cut out of a blue agate and decorated with a continuous motif of sprigs of four-pointed flowers and leaves cut out of silver and set with a myriad of tiny diamonds.
It is a signed piece by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian court jeweler who is today so often referred to as the “Cellini of the 19th century.”
Mrs. John L. Pratt.
- Creation: Jan. 1, 1937
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
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.
Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond VA 23220-4007 United States