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G-3, Aug. 18, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.111
Identifier: SC07.01.5.111
G-3
G-3

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK August 18, 1937 #G-3 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.

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

47.20.310

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.

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

Contact:
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