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2421, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.160
Identifier: SC07.01.5.160
2421
2421

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2421 Exceptionally fine rectangular gold frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, enameled over a chased (guilloché) surface in an extremely pale blue. Both the inner rectangular border for the picture and the outer border are perfectly plain. Surmounting the frame is a gold riband from which are suspended pendant festoons of berried laurel, and in each corner are rosettes inset with tiny diamonds. The back is paneled with ivory and bears a fancifully designed easel.

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates

  • undated

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

47.20.311

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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