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509, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.021
Identifier: SC07.01.4.021
509
509

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #509 Very fine parasol handle of amethyst, carved with a spiral design. Gold mounting and two rows of diamonds. Enameled in a lovely shade of translucent pink in a woven effect. It is the creation of the famous Russian artist “Carl Faberge”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia. He was often referred to as the Cellini of the 19th century because of his unusually fine craftsmanship. Originally in the collection of the Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $200.00

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 item

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

Related Materials

47.20.193

Physical Description

Paper

Physical Facet

Price tags

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

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