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Christel Ludewig McCanless Collection Related to Peter Carl Fabergé (SC-27)

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Identifier: SC-27
Abstract The collection represents portions of the extensive research library and archives formed by Christel Ludewig McCanless over forty years. A noted Fabergé scholar, McCanless published the first annotated bibliography of literature about Fabergé in 1994, the premiere encyclopedia about the Fabergé eggs in 2001, and founded the "Fabergé Research Newsletter" and "Fabergé Research" website in 2006. While dedicated to research about the artistry of Fabergé, McCanless' collection also includes numerous...
Dates: 1971-2016

Lillian Thomas Pratt Personal Papers (SC-07)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-07
Abstract The collection documents the formation of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Fabergé decorative artworks at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Bequeathed to the museum upon her death in 1947, Pratt’s Fabergé collection consistently remains one of the highlights of the museum’s permanent collection. Pratt purchased most of her Fabergé collection from the Schaffer Collection and Hammer Galleries, both of New York City, in the 1930s and 1940s. Comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags,...
Dates: 1901-1947

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