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"The Emperor Nicholas II gave this Egg to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Fedorovna for Easter 1903. It commemorates the 200th anniversary of the founding of Saint Petersburg by Peter the Great. Its body of varicoloured gold is in the rococo-revival style and was inspired by a French nécessaire with a clock that is still in the Hermitage. The body of the Egg is rich in symbolism. In Russia roses and laurel leaves represent triumph and pride. The bulrushes shown in our image to the left and…


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Carl Faberge Easter eggs-“Egg with bars and roses.” 1907. Henry Wigstrom. – 7.7 cm Surprise eggs is unknown, it is lost. Presented by emperor Nicholas II, to his wife Empress Alexandra Feodorovna

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