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539, undated

 Item — Binder: SC-07 Binder 1, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.025
Identifier: SC07.01.4.025
539
539

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

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

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Biographical / Historical

American--1

Extent

1 item

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

Related Materials

47.20.169

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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