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collection is inestimable, lomas C. Colt, jr., won’t i. sell nor lend the collec ore value In dollars and ng piece is a miniature in a gold frame, edged » frame is affixed to a lumn of gold, 6 inches irved gold garland, ire among the more as or Instance, a dandelion l of gold, a ball of gold, inds with silk fiber, and whole being immersed 'ock crystal. There are flower representations, fantasies include a pair from a single transpar ed on an ivory crossbar, a parrot carved in rose ne, with eyes set with it with diamonds and a >lded silver; a lion’s-face 1 a single large topaz, ramc. In his mouth the Liamond and a ring set re is a snuffbox of jade, and studded with dia nogram outlined in dia jrooch of gold and silver, les, sapphires and dia interesting items is the handle. Within a rock :hed and enameled head er handle of jadeite in topped by a disk, is held 1 serpent in whose head —but why go on? Come elf—just don’t forget to sses. . - ■’'•wmhsm&v-'A*:- ■y*r**! • * f Thomas C. Colt, jr., director of the museum, with several of the elaborate art objects. Miniature of Czar Nicholas, de scribed in the story.