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2238, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.110
Identifier: SC07.01.5.110
2238
2238

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #2238 Rare miniature Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. The egg form is executed in solid gold overlaid by settings of silver for the bands of diamonds which rise from the bottom and cover the lower portion of the egg. From these bands, tendrils arise and, entwining over the gold surface of the egg, are executed in diamonds. The bottom bears a cabochon-cut ruby.

Mrs. John L. Pratt.

Dates

  • Aug. 18, 1937

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

47.20.127

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

Contact:
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