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EGG

Made by: Fabergé

Currently in storage


About this object

The brown agate egg is hinged and opens in two. It is mounted in two-color gold rococo scrolls in the manner of the 18th century goldsmiths of France and England.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
EGG
Made from:
Agate -- gold
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1896-1903
Size:
8.3 x 5.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.72
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK inside: kokoshnik facing left, Faberge, M.P in Cyrillic for Mikhail Perkhin
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé at Hillwood"