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2868, undated

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.185
Identifier: SC07.01.5.185
2868
2868

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK #2868 Miniature gold Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler. It is enameled over a chased guilloché surface in a rich green. The top is decorated with classical fluted mounting and with chased gold garlands crossed at intervals with ribbons and from which are suspended pendant festoons. These are carried out in vari-colored gold, typical of the work of this master craftsman.

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

47.20.102

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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