1367, Jan. 1, 1937
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
Rockefeller Center, New York
January 1, 1937
A circular gold box signed by “Carl G. Fabergé”, the celebrated Russian court jeweler.
It is enameled brilliant red over a broad guilloche line pattern, and mounted with intricate little vari-colored gold motifs of interlaced wreaths and rosettes having diamond centers.
Five wreaths ornament the cover and frame a portrait of Catherine the Great which is dated 1773.
Mrs. John L. Pratt
- Creation: Jan. 1, 1937
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
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
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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
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