Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] G. 3. Rectangular miniature picture frame by CARL G. FABERGE, the Russian Court jeweler. It is executed in gold on silver bearing a ground of rose colored enamel. Borders of wreath design frame the enameled ground and around the opening for a picture is enclosed with beadwork. Bears a piece of beveled plate glass to cover the picture and is paneled with ivory. Signed “FABERGE”. $300.00 From the Youssapoff Collection. Originally it was presented to the Princess Youssapoff by the Empress Maria Feodorovna.
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
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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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