Egg with portraits & model of Aleksandrovsky Palace.Imperial Easter Eggs.
(Finland, 1862 - 1923)
20th c Russian Romanov Imperial Metalwork
Gold; Silver; Diamonds; Rubies; Siberian jade (nephrite); Rock crystal; Bone; En
Cast; Chased; Engraved; Inlaid; Painted; Carved
St. Petersburg. Russia.
Moscow. State Armory Museum.
The Imperial Easter Eggs were produced by the Faberge firm for the Romanov family starting c. 1884. This egg contains portraits of the children of Tsar Nicholas II on the outside and a model of the Aleksandrovsky Palace at Tsarskoye Selo on the inside.
Caption: WIGSTROM Henrik | Imperial Easter Eggs. Egg with portraits & model of Aleksandrovsky Palace. | 1908 | Russian | Romanov Imperial
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