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Henrik Wigstrom (1862-1923) Faberge egg with double headed eagle finial, diamonds and precious stones placed throughout possibly ruby. Interior of lid covered in velvet with rabbit resting in center, interior of lid is marked with the Faberge marking and "H.W." "56AP", bottom of egg is marked with "H.W." "56AP" measuring 5"T, in original Faberge box.
The Diamond Jubilee Egg :: Crafted with precisely 500 grams of rose gold, the design of this 1-of-a-kind prize is based on Fabergé’s much loved Matelassé jewellery collection. It features 60 gemstones - 1 for each year of Her Majesty The Queen’s reign, set in the pleats of its quilted rose gold surface & comprising diamonds, emeralds, rubies & sapphires. The Diamond Jubilee Egg, valued at £ 100,000, is the supreme prize in the world’s most prestigious Easter egg hunt: The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt.
The Twilight Egg (or The Night Egg), other Eggs, lapis lazuli, gold, diamonds, moonstone, paillons, enamel, carving, 1917. The back of the egg is set with a lapis lazuli Romanov Eagle, carved in relief above the date, 1917, inlaid in engraved gold, it was possibly made for a member of the Imperial Family. Private Collection