The Imperial Easter Eggs of Carl Faberge 

by Tony Faber

18th March 2021

Between 1885 and 1916 Faberge made 50 jewelled eggs as presents from two Russian Emperors to their wives. Faberge was given artistic freedom to make every egg unique, but it had to contain a surprise to amuse the recipient.  Styles ranged from traditional Russian to Art Nouveau, and materials from carved hardstone to exquisite enamelled gold. A fascinating insight into these beautiful objects.


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