Various facts Pierre-Karl Fabergé (1846-1920) was the jeweler to the Russian imperial court. The first Faberge egg was born when Alexander III commissioned him a present from Easter to the attention of his wife in 1885.
Overall, 50 Easter eggs were created in the following years for the family imperial, and also during the reign of Alexander’s successor, Nicolas II. They were scattered throughout the world after the 1917 October Revolution.
There are now only 44 copies known. Just recently, one of the eggs missing until now was discovered and identified as a Faberge egg. It is currently on display in London.
The Fabergé egg clock, recently discovered, was presented to the public by the jeweler Wartski in London April 7, 2014
The last Fabergé egg clock was sold $ 18.5 million at an auction of Sotheby’s auction. It expects revenue even higher for egg recently reappeared
The egg cock (formerly also known as the cuckoo egg) 1900 belongs to the category of clock eggs, such as recently discovered. It was the Easter gift qu’offrit Tsar Nicolas II to his mother Maria Feodorovna.
Russian monarch Nicolas II was present in the egg Alexander Palace Alexandra Feodorovna his wife at Easter in 1908. It is decorated with portraits of the children of the imperial couple.
A real gem: the egg Renaissance.
The egg Chanteclair probably dates from 1904. It was not a gift from the Tsar to his wife, but the owner of gold mines Alexander Kelch to his wife Barbara Kelch–Bazanova.
The egg of the Kelch family previously owned U.S. publisher Malcolm Forbes. It is now a possession of Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg.
A watermark of the finest: egg thrush 1898, exhibited at the Museum Bellerive in Zurich.
This sumptuous egg was created in 1911, the 15th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Tsar Nicolas II. It is decorated with illustrations of various periods in the history of the private and political life of the reign of Nicolas.
Queen Mary of the United Kingdom was acquired in 1933, fifteen years after the sudden death of the imperial couple, egg mosaic 1914.
Fabergé était aussi la bonne adresse pour les cadeaux de Noël: l’impératrice Maria Feodorovna offrit à sa sœur Thyra Amalia Caroline, Princesse du Danemark, un cadre photo émaillé en forme de cœur à l’occasion du réveillon de 1905