A SUPERB antique Russian gold mounted amazonite small box by the firm of Bolin, jeweler of the Imperial Court, made in Moscow between 1899 and 1908, workmaster Ivan Antonovich Flink.

A SUPERB antique Russian gold mounted amazonite small box by the firm of Bolin, jeweler of the Imperial Court, made in Moscow between 1899 and 1908, workmaster Ivan Antonovich Flink.

Imperial Easter Eggs made by the  jeweler Peter Carl Faberge.  The most were the larger ones made for Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia; these are often referred to as the 'Imperial' Fabergé eggs. Of the 50 made, 42 have survived.[1] A further two eggs, the Constellation and Karelian Birch eggs, were planned for 1918 but not delivered, as Nicholas II and his family were assassinated that year, and Nicholas had abdicated the crown the year before.

Imperial Easter Eggs made by the jeweler Peter Carl Faberge. The most were the larger ones made for Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia; these are often referred to as the 'Imperial' Fabergé eggs. Of the 50 made, 42 have survived.[1] A further two eggs, the Constellation and Karelian Birch eggs, were planned for 1918 but not delivered, as Nicholas II and his family were assassinated that year, and Nicholas had abdicated the crown the year before.

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Rose Trellis Egg 1907 Presented by Nicholas II to Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna Originally the Egg contained an oval jeweled locket in which the surprise was hidden. Only the impression on the satin lining now remains.

The Emperor Nicholas II gave this Egg to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Fedorovna for Easter 1903 Its body of varicoloured gold. 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 right of the portrait are there to symbolise the marshy land upon which Peter the Great built the city that bears his name. While the portrait of Nicholas II appears on one side of the Egg, Peter the Great’s…

The Emperor Nicholas II gave this Egg to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Fedorovna for Easter 1903 Its body of varicoloured gold. 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 right of the portrait are there to symbolise the marshy land upon which Peter the Great built the city that bears his name. While the portrait of Nicholas II appears on one side of the Egg, Peter the Great’s…

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