Objects
The Alexander Palace Easter Egg. Workmaster: H. Wigström. 1908
The Alexander Palace Easter Egg. Workmaster: H. Wigström. 1908
Object type
The Alexander Palace Easter Egg
Place of origin
Russia, Saint Petersburg
Date
Organization
C.Fabergé firm
Author
Workmaster: H. Wigström
Materials
Gold, silver, rubies, rose-cut diamonds, bone, nephrite, rock crystal
Technique
Casting, chasing, engraving, inlay, enamel, watercolours
Dimensions
Total height: 11 cm; diameter: 6,8 cm
Object history note
Presented by Emperor Nicholas II to Empress Alexandra Feodorovna on Easter in 1908.
Publications
Carl Faberge and masters of stone cutting. Gemstone treasures of Russia. Catalogue of exhibition. M., 2011
Muntian T. The world of Faberge: to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Russian jewellery firm. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow – Vienna, 1992
Works of C.Faberge Firm in collections of the Moscow Kremlin Museums. M-media issue. M., 2011
Museum number
МР-648/2