2891, Nov. 1945
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
A LA VIEILLE RUSSIE, INC.
785 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK
November, 1945 #2891 Lapis-Lazuli combination seal and letter-opener. The handle is a long, bulbous-shaped piece of Lapis-Lazuli, beautifully curved in symmetrical pattern with a gold, hand-chased, ferrule. The blade and the seal, which are interchangeable, are of silver-gilt. MRS. JOHN L. PRATT
- Creation: Nov. 1945
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, A La Vieille Russie
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
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