Imperial Coronation Coach Egg by Fabergé

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Mark Cartwright
by Ninara
published on 02 May 2021
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The 1897 Imperial Coronation Coach Egg by Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920). The egg was given by Tsar Nicholas II (r. 1894-1917) to his wife Alexandra Feodorovna. The egg is made of gold and yellow and black enamel. The trellis work has double-headed eagles at all of the junctions. Inside the egg is an exact miniature model of the Russian coronation coach which is made from gold and red enamel. It measures 12.7 cm (5 in) in length.

Fabergé Museum, St. Petersburg.

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