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Found in 653 Collections and/or Records:

IP-1553/2, Jan. 29, 1937

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.057
Identifier: SC07.02.3.057
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. IP-1553/2 Photograph album containing many rare and valuable photos of the Imperial Family. It is bound in navy blue morocco (whole binding), with shield, clasp and line impress of silver. The doublures are of white moire paper, and the edges are silver. It was bound by F. Knoop, St. Petersburg. The book bears the bookplate of Nicholai II, and was found in his private study, in the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo. First inventory given is on...
Dates: Jan. 29, 1937

IP-1843/4, Jan. 8, 1938

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.065
Identifier: SC07.02.3.065
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. IP- 1843/4 Rare mosaic icon of “St. Nicholas the Wonder Worker”; Russian workmanship, circa 1850. This portrayal of Russia’s most beloved Saint is so skilfully [sic] inlaid with thousands of varicolored stones that it gives the impression of being executed in oil. It shows great character and deep religious inspiration, rarely found in mosaics. Set off by a gold halo, St. Nicholas is represented making the sign of Jesus Christ with one hand,...
Dates: Jan. 8, 1938

Jade Coupe, Sep. 25, 1939

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.115
Identifier: SC07.02.3.115
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] JADE COUPE Magnificent cylindrical coupe wrought from a single piece of spinach jade. The vessel is supported on a tripod base formed by three powerful sea horses [sic], superbly modeled in gold and silver. A pierced gold band, displaying a design of dolphins and set with cabochon rubies and sapphires, rims the top. Surmounting the domed cover of jade is a gold trident, beneath which is the head of Neptune, two female heads and a cabochon ruby and...
Dates: Sep. 25, 1939

JJ-5050/2, Oct. 2, 1937

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.060
Identifier: SC07.02.3.060
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. JJ-5050/2 Exquisite oval icon of the “Madonna of Kazan”. It is painted on ivory in a charming combination of water colors. The Greek symbols are for “Mother of God”, “Jesus Christ” and “Kazanski Mother of God”. The icon has a brass rim and is framed in rose velvet; it is backed with rose ribbed silk. Attached is the original government inventory tag, the abbreviations of which read: “Alexander Palace Museum, Children’s Apartments, Classroom...
Dates: Oct. 2, 1937

JZ-1, JZ-2, JZ-3, JZ-4, undated

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.190
Identifier: SC07.01.5.190
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK #JZ-1, 2, 3, 4. Group of gold animal charms, of fine quality. One represents a gold bear standing on a pearl [underlined]; one is a bulldog [underlined] with diamond collar and tail; another is a dog with ruby [underlined] eyes and diamond collar [underlined]; and the fourth is a dog carved in Chinese fashion [underlined].

MRS. JOHN L. PRATT

Dates: undated

L-14, undated

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 6, Item: SC07.01.5.191
Identifier: SC07.01.5.191
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK #L-14 Most unusual and rare split Easter egg by CARL G. FABERGE, the celebrated Russian Court jeweler, who is today often referred to as the “Cellini of the nineteenth century”. It is a particularly noteworthy example of his genius. Carved out of nephrite and beautifully polished, it is split lengthwise through the center, which is mounted in gold with a laurel leaf...
Dates: undated

Lady Constance Harriet Stuart Gaskell to Pratt, May 27, 1939

 Item — Oversize SC-07 Oversize 1: Series SC-07-02, Item: SC07.02.5.001
Identifier: SC07.02.5.001
Scope and Contents Transcription: [Crown] MARLBOROUGH HOUSE S.W.1. Dear Mrs. Pratt I am commanded by Queen Mary to convey to you Her Majesty’s grateful thanks for the travelling clock which was a gift from Queen Victoria to Princess Alix. The Queen very much interested to have it and touched that you should have given it to Her. The Clock will be put among family relics. You will have read of the terrible motor accident Her Majesty has been in. I am thankful to say she is getting over the effects...
Dates: May 27, 1939

"Linen handkerchief…", Oct. 2, 1933

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 11, Item: SC07.02.4.002
Identifier: SC07.02.4.002
Scope and Contents

Transcription: Linen handkerchief with wide border of brown and blue elephants. Hemstitched and embroidered with monogram of Marie Feodorovna, Dowager Empress of Russia. From the Anitchkov Palace.

Dates: Oct. 2, 1933

Locket, Dec. 6, 1939

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.127
Identifier: SC07.02.3.127
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] LOCKET Unusual ball-like locket made from choice Siberian lapis lazuli and mounted with corded lattice work in gold. Opening in half on a hinged lid, one side is equipped with a hinged glass miniature frame. This locket was acquired from the collection of Prince Aleksandr Romanovski, Duke of Leuchtenberg. Mrs. John L. Pratt December 6, 1939 FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE – NEW YORK

Dates: Dec. 6, 1939

Lord and Taylor, E-10 2212, undated

 Item — Binder SC-07 Binder 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-03; Series SC-07-01, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.03.3.057
Identifier: SC07.03.3.057
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [Front] Antiques Reproductions Decoration Lord & Taylor FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK [Back] CLASS E-10 SEA 0 LOT 2212 Framed English Sampler PRICE $95. Length – Width – Height

Dates: undated

McCutcheon's Upholstery Department, S91, undated

 Item — Binder SC-07 Binder 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-03; Series SC-07-01, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.03.3.060
Identifier: SC07.03.3.060
Scope and Contents

Transcription: M106 McCutcheon’s Upholstery Dept. S91 35.00 [lined through]; 14.50 37 over 5502over T.A.C.M.

Dates: undated

ME-1249, Feb. 8, 1937

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.058
Identifier: SC07.02.3.058
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. ME-1249 Round snuffbox of spinach green Ural jade with hinged lid, mounted in gold. On the cover, set in diamonds, is the crown and monogram of Nicholai II, backed with two laurel sprays in green gold of exquisite workmanship, also set with diamonds. The top and bottom rims are engraved in delicate dot and dash design, while through the center runs a fillet of finely chased acanthus leaves in green gold and several tiny rosettes of red...
Dates: Feb. 8, 1937

"Miniature gold and platinum charm in the form of a bulldog...", undated

 Item — Binder SC-07 Binder 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-03; Series SC-07-01, Page: Unknown, Item: SC07.01.4.045
Identifier: SC07.01.4.045
Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle, no identification number] Miniature gold and platinum charm in the form of a bulldog. The collar is gold, and the eyes are rubies, while the body is set with ten large diamonds and many smaller ones. $250.00

Dates: undated

Miniature in Frame, Feb. 26, 1941

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.163
Identifier: SC07.02.3.163
Scope and Contents Transcription: [On Hammer Galleries stationery, insignia of the Galleries with its double-headed eagle to the left of header; to the right, insignia with the inscription “By appointment to His Majesty the King of Egypt] MINIATURE IN FRAME Small, round, gold frame by Faberge, wrought in exquisitely delicate form and ornamented with haut-relief floral swags, a spray of laurel and a graceful bowknot. It contains a beautifully painted miniature on ivory of the late Queen Alexandra of England,...
Dates: Feb. 26, 1941

One cabinet, complete, including packing and shipping, Dec. 26, 1939

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.021
Identifier: SC07.01.3.021

Original envelope, undated

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 3, Item: SC07.01.3.051
Identifier: SC07.01.3.051

Original envelope, undated

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 4, Item: SC07.01.4.046
Identifier: SC07.01.4.046
Scope and Contents

Transcription: Rockefeller Ce [ripped] ekly FOR IMMEDIATE [ripped] O

Alexander S. Schaffe [ripped] 15 West 50th Street [ripped]

Center Publications, Inc. NEW YORK N Y

Dates: undated

Original envelopes (9), undated

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 1, Item: SC07.01.1.070
Identifier: SC07.01.1.070

Parasol Handle, Dec. 6, 1939

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.128
Identifier: SC07.02.3.128
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] PARASOL HANDLE Parasol handle of gold and enamel created by Carl Faberge[sic], eminent court jeweler to Tsars Aleksandr III and Nikolai II of Russia. The egg-shaped top has a field of guilloche work applied with mauve champ-leve [sic: champlevé] enamel, favorite color of the Tsarina Aleksandr Feodorovna. This is decorated with a spiral effect of diamonds, terminating in a large diamond at the top. The wide neck of yellow champ-leve [sic: champlevé]...
Dates: Dec. 6, 1939

Parasol Handle, Dec. 6, 1939

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.129
Identifier: SC07.02.3.129
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] PARASOL HANDLE Parasol handle of gold in graceful tapering shape, created by the celebrated court jeweler to Tsars Aleksandr III and Nikolai II, Carl Faberge. The sides and top are divided into five sections of rose champ-leve [sic: champlevé] enamel, with moss agate effects, over a field of guilloche work, and outlined in white enamel, each centered with a diamond. The crown of the handle is rimmed with diamonds, and the top is set with a large...
Dates: Dec. 6, 1939

John Barton Payne Personal Papers (SC-31)

 Item — Box SC-31 Box 1: Series SC-31-02; Series SC-31-03; Series SC-31-04; Series SC-31-01
Identifier: SC-31
Abstract The collection documents parts of John Barton Payne's varied professional career. It contains correspondence, including letters from President Woodrow Wilson and federal agencies including the White House, Senate, House of Representatives, and Postmaster General, as well letters from Payne's former employer, invitations, letters of thanks, and requests from private entities. The collection also contains photographs from trips that Payne took during his tenure as Secretary of the Interior,...
Dates: 1881-1938, undated

"Photograph of the daughters…", Oct. 2, 1933

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 11, Item: SC07.02.4.001
Identifier: SC07.02.4.001
Scope and Contents

Transcription: Photograph of the daughters of the Czar Nicholai II in a silver frame made by Faberge, the court jeweler. The blue cross signifies the order of St. Andrew. From the Alexander Palace.

Dates: Oct. 2, 1933

R. Schaffer to Pratt, July 1, 1937

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 2, Item: SC07.01.2.001
Identifier: SC07.01.2.001

R. Schaffer to Pratt, Nov. 19, 1938

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 2, Item: SC07.01.2.002
Identifier: SC07.01.2.002

R. Schaffer to Pratt, July 5, 1942

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 2, Item: SC07.01.2.007
Identifier: SC07.01.2.007
Scope and Contents Transcription: [Handwritten letter]July 5, 1942Dear Mrs. Pratt,Many thanks for your nice letter and check on account.We just moved last Monday so I’m sure you can visualize how busy I’ve been and will forgive me for not having written before. Please overlook the stationery too, as I’m not even all unpacked!The children love it here and are thriving. I hope it will do Alex lots of good too, as he certainly needs it. He’s still...
Dates: July 5, 1942

RB-5210/37, Dec., 1937

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.062
Identifier: SC07.02.3.062
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. RB-5210/37 Delightful charm of a German Dachshund [underlined] in seated posture. Carved from genuine topaz, he is adorned with a gold collar and suspended from a gold link. His eyes are realistically set with emeralds. This excellently modeled and lifelike animal was designed by the celebrated court jeweler to Nicholai II, Carl Faberge, and executed by his talented stone carver, Kremlev. Mrs. J. L. Pratt December, 1937FROM THE...
Dates: Dec., 1937

RH-1815, Dec. 9, 1937

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.063
Identifier: SC07.02.3.063
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. RH-1815 Charming stone figure designed by the celebrated court jeweler to Nicholai II, Carl Faberge, and executed by his leading stone carver, Kremlev. Represented is one of the favorite sailors of Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovitch, brother of the last Tsar, Nicholai II. The name of the Imperial yacht “Zarnitsa” is inscribed in gold on the seaman’s hatband. Standing solidly on his two feet of black onyx slightly spread apart, this sailor of...
Dates: Dec. 9, 1937

RH-5332-17, Feb. 6, 1940

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 10, Item: SC07.02.3.145
Identifier: SC07.02.3.145
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] EASTER EGG Imperial Easter Egg of rose quartz. It was polished in the Imperial Grinding Factory in Peterhof which was founded by the Empress Elizaveta Petrovna. At the larger end is found a magnificent star similar to that of a star sapphire. In Imperial Russia the Easter Egg was of the greatest significance, symbolizing as it did the Resurrection and beginning of life and hopefulness. During the festival of Easter, the year’s greatest elaborate and...
Dates: Feb. 6, 1940

RH-5380-13, Jan. 9, 1939

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.083
Identifier: SC07.02.3.083
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] PANSIES Graceful spray of pansies carved in amethyst, the centers set with brown diamonds. Calyxes are formed in jade. Rising on slender gold stems with leaves of Siberian nephrite, serrated and realistically modeled, the little pansy is set in rock crystal carved to represent water in a vase. Created by the world-famed Russian jeweler, Karl Faberge, it is hallmarked with his name in Russian, and the initials of one of his leading masters, Henrik...
Dates: Jan. 9, 1939

RH-845/1, Mar. 15, 1939

 Item — Box SC-07 Box 1: Series SC-07-02; Series SC-07-01, Folder: 9, Item: SC07.02.3.106
Identifier: SC07.02.3.106
Scope and Contents Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article No. RH845/1 Locket and chain of solid gold. The locket, oval in shape, encloses a plaque of pearl-white transparent enamel inlaid on a ground in sunburst and star design, framed within a scrolled pattern. Applied to the enamel is a raised flower of gold, the petals of which are set with three rubies and three diamonds. It was designed by Carl Fabergé, celebrated court jeweler to Tsar Nikolai II, and is hallmarked with the initials of his...
Dates: Mar. 15, 1939