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By Hermione Waterfield

Fabergé egg is certainly one of a constrained variety of jeweled eggs created by means of Peter Carl Fabergé and his corporation from 1885 to 1917. the main recognized of the eggs are those made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II as Easter presents for his or her other halves and moms, known as the Imperial Fabergé eggs. the home of Fabergé made approximately 50 eggs and forty three have survived. one other have been deliberate for Easter 1918, yet as a result of Russian Revolution weren't introduced.

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Freeman & Son, London and New York. 1 47. A Gold egg Christie's, Geneva, November La Vieille Russie, set New 11, 1975, Lot York. with a flower comprised of a pearl trefoil diamond and chased gold stem. ). ). 48. fluffv-looking chick carved from amethystine quartz and with rose-diamond eyes stands on gold legs within an egg- A shaped perch. 43. Gold egg enamelled with on blue ground. ). Marks KF, : 44. a chicken emerging from an egg Marks: FA, another obscured (Afanassiev). \cc no. FAB 75005 Provenance: Christie's, Geneva, November 183.

D for (Appendix detail of strut). Provenance \ La Vieille Russie, New York. Exhibition "Peter Carl Faberge/Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian A La Vieille vember-December 1949, no. Imperial Court," Russie, New York, No- catalogue, 179, repro- duced. Reference FORBES, August /:I 15, 1975, p. 58. reproduced in color. /115mm. Marks: BA, 56 anchors, FABERGE on back; BA, 56 anchors on strut; scratched 58804. (Aarne). FAB 7 3 002 Ace. no. The gold frame is formed by four reeded rods entwined with chased green gold foliage, the flame finials are enamelled scarlet and there are white ties where they overlap.

Christie, I York. Long Island. XHIBITIONS Metropolitan 1962-68, no. 130. NYCCAVaterfield in color p. 1 973, no. catalogue 9, p. 42. reproduced 43. References FORBES, August The New York 1968, 1, p. 3 7, reproduced Center Cultural in color. — Members Calendar, Spring 1973, reproduced. "The Great Betty Jo Shirley, April Easter Egg Hunt," Coast, p. 83, reproduced. 1974, 7, Home News/Cooln, p. CI, reproduced. Vogue Italia/Chy, p. 131, reproduced 12. in color. /55mm. /83 mm. open. Marks: FABERGE, MP, 56 anchors on miniature back; MP on hoof; MP on hoof; MP, 56 on hoof; scratched 4845.

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