Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #38 Gold and silver frame with grayish-blue enamel panel with sunray effect. In center, round photograph of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia, surmounted by Roman ten (X), studded with diamonds. It is signed by the well-known master “Fabergé”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia. The back is of ivory. This was a present from the Czarina to the Czar on the tenth anniversary of their marriage. From his personal belongings at the Alexandrovsky Palace at Tsarskoye Selo. $150.00
- Creation: undated
- 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
Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
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