Twelve Monograms Egg by Fabergé

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Mark Cartwright
by ctj71081
published on 03 May 2021
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The 1896 Twelve Monograms Egg by Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920). The egg was given by Tsar Nicholas II (r. 1894-1917) to his mother the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna. The egg is made of gold and royal blue enamel. Rose-cut diamonds are used to divide the egg into segments and to depict the royal ciphers (six each) of Tsar Alexander III (r. 1881-1894) and Empress Marie Feodorovna. The egg measures 7.9 cm (3.1 in) in height.

Hillwood Museum, Washington D.C.

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