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Overall: 2 7/8 × 2 1/8 × 1 in. (7.3 × 5.4 × 2.54 cm)
47.20.169
Initials of workmaster Mikhail Perkhin, assay mark of St. Petersburg before 1899, 56 zolotnik
Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt
Fabergé Revealed, Palace Museum, Beijing, China, April 16 - July 17, 2016

Fabergé: Jeweler to the Tsars, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, June 20 – September 27, 2015

Fabergé Revealed, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14, 2014 - May 25, 2015

Fabulous Fabergé, Jeweler to the Czars, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 14 - October 12, 2014

Fabergé Revealed, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 22 - September 29, 2013

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, Detroit Institute of Art, October 14, 2012 - January 21, 2013

Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Fabergé, coinciding with Fabergé in America, Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 12 - April 18, 1996, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, May 25 - July 28, 1996, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, August 24 - November 10, 1996, New Orleans Museum of Art, December 7, 1996 - February 8, 1997, Cleveland Museum of Art, March 12 - May 11, 1997

Collector of the Year, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, February 6 - March 13, 1983.
Von Habsburg, Géza, et al. Fabergé Revealed at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. New York: Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc., with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2011. Exhibition catalog. (cat. no.47, illus p.177-178).

Von Habsburg, Geza. Faberge in America, exhibition catalogue, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. London: Thames & Hudson, Ltd., 1996. p. 141 (cat. no. 123)

Wamsley, James S. “Fabergé the Fabulous,” Southern Accents, Vol. 19, No. 5, September-October 1996, pp. 130-134, ill. p. 134.

“Fabulous Fabergé Exhibits Continue,” Antiques and Auction News, Vol. 27, No. 43, October 1996, p. 1, ill.

A&E Biography: FABERGÉ documentary video (Studio City, CA: Weller Grossman Productions and the Arts and Entertainment Network, 1996).

Curry, David Park. Faberge. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1995. (no. 16)

Lesley, Parker. Faberge. Richmond, VA: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1976. (p. 117, illus. 243)
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