2457, 2461, 2467, 2474, undated
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Russian Imperial Art Treasures
ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK
#2457. Miniature Easter egg of rock crystal, finely etched with four four-leaf clovers, in the center of each of which is a ruby or an emerald.
#2461. Miniature gold Easter egg enameled over a chased (guilloché) surface in a rich red, with a gold band running around its side.
#2467. Miniature gold Easter egg enameled over a chased (guilloché) surface in a pale apple green. Superimposed are two white matte enameled lilies with leaves.
#2474. Miniature gold Easter egg, very simple in design. Its sole decoration consists of a calyx outlined at the top in deep ultramarine blue enamel.
They are by CARL G. FABERGE, the well-known Russian Court jeweler, and are from the belongings of the Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicholaiovna, the second daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia.
MRS. JOHN L. PRATT
- Creation: undated
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
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
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
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.
Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
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