G-3, Aug. 18, 1937
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK
August 18, 1937
Rectangular miniature picture frame by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler.
It is executed from gold-gilt silver and is enameled over a chased (guilloche) surface in a very beautiful shade of rose. Borders of wreath design frame the enameled ground, while the opening for the picture is enclosed with beadwork. The back is paneled [sic] with ivory.
From the Youssoupoff collection. Originally it was presented to the Princess Youssoupoff by the Empress Maria Feodorovna.
Mrs. John L. Pratt.
- Aug. 18, 1937
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
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