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2136, Oct. 1, 1937

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.122
Identifier: SC07.01.5.122
2136
2136

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK October 1, 1937 #2136 Jade parasol top mounted in gold-gilt silver by CARL G. FABERGE [sic], the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is cut from the jade in a very curious manner with tapering, bulbous areas up the sides, flaring outwards to the top which is designed in a four-petaled [sic] manner. In this specimen, the jade is of a soft but brilliant green coloring. From the personal belongings of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT.

Dates

  • Oct. 1, 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

47.20.191

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

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