Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #539 Unusual red/Russian nephrite cane handle, in the shape of duck’s head. With gold mounting, enameled in green and white, and set with diamonds. Made by the famous Russian artist “Carl Faberge”, court jeweler to the Czar of Russia, who was often referred to as “The Cellini of the 19th century.” From the collection of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia. $350.00
- 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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