Faberge


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Russian goldsmith noted for creating a series of jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for European royalty (1846-1920)

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The skillful techniques that Faberge pieces feature such as the intricate gems remained a critical part of clients' collections, which is appealing to them, according to Richards.
Our inventory contains authentic, antique 19th-century items including works by Faberge and Feodor Ruckert.
The famed imperial eggs, created by Faberge for the Russian royal family between 1885 and 1917, were looted during the Russian Revolution in 1917.
To have a Faberge cigar lighter, a desk set or a picture frame in the years after the country recovered from the deprivations of the First World War was something every upwardly mobile family aspired to.
Helen Culver Smith, the head of the Russian Art department at Christie's, holding the Faberge rhinoceros and other pieces from the collection sold last month Photo: Christie's Images
After the Russian revolution in 1917 the Faberge clan fled into exile.
Tatiana Faberge, greatgranddaughter of Peter Carl Faberge, said it was made in Imperial Russia in the early 20th century.
Faberge operated with creative freedom, and his craftsmen had a treasure chest of riches at their disposal.
Exhibits also included a digital colour hologram of the Coronation Faberge Easter Egg--one of the most recognisable of the original Faberge eggs.
Encrusted with diamonds, yet spattered with blood, their unique history made Faberge 's treasures irresistible to art collectors and have sparked a [euro]280million Easter Egg hunt.
He allegedly swiped a three-coloured, jewelled gold Faberge clock, worth PS125,000, made in St Petersburg in 1899.
Another piece, this time with Royal connections but with a heftier price tag, is a Faberge Imperial Russian lady's compact that once belonged to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria.
44m worth of pictures in a single evening alone and Bonhams sold a Faberge carved hardstone figure for PS1m, again, twice the expectation.
Taking inspiration from the famous Faberge Egg, Marc Demarquette has created a contemporary Easter Egg trio in classically timeless chocolate caramel flavours of Banoffee, Key Lime and Sea Salt Caramel.
Faberge adds poetry, artistry and folklore to the Easter egg PRINCESS