Scope and Contents
Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #1315 Very fine miniature picture frame delicately designed with fluted and wreath design borders enclosing a chased (guilloche) surface enameled brilliant orange. At the corners of the actual opening for the picture pearls are set in while on the enamel circular wreaths are mounted together with crossed arrows. By “Carl (G) Faberge,” celebrated jeweler to the Russian Imperial court, who is today so often referred to as the “Cellini of the 19th century.” $180.00
- 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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