photo: Katherine Wetzel © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
89 Dachshund
Smokey agate, rubies
The well-modeled, smoke-colored dachshund
has cabochon-ruby eyes and is seated
on its hindquarters.
D imensions : L 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Original fitted case lining stamped with imperial
warrant, St. Petersburg, Moscow
P ROV ENANCE : Hammer Galleries, #5449, April 19,
1939 (from the “apartments of the Dowager Empress
in the Anitchkov Palace”); Lillian Thomas Pratt
E XH I B I T E D : VMFA 1983
B I B L IOGR A PHY: Lesley 1976, cat. no. 13, p. 18 (ill.)
B equest of L illian T homas P ratt , 47.20.24 4


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