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    The Winter Egg ---- considered by experts to be the most beautiful of all of the Faberge Eggs. Nicholas II had this made for 1913. The "surprise" inside is a basket of flowers to represent Spring.

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    The Winter Egg —— considered by experts to be the most beautiful of all of the Faberge Eggs. Nicholas II had this made for 1913. The “surprise” inside is a basket of flowers to represent Spring.

    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

    Fabergé egg 1898 - Lilies-of-the-Valley Egg (detail); A Fabergé eggs is a limited collection of jeweled eggs created by Peter Carl Fabergé and his company between 1885 and 1917. The most famous are those made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II as Easter gifts for their wives and mothers, often called the 'Imperial' Fabergé eggs. The House of Fabergé made about 50 eggs, of which 43 have survived.

    Tsar Alexander III Equestrian Monument Fabergé Egg, 1910, presented by Tsar Nicholas II to Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna

    exterior is decorated with Cupids arrows and contains a miniature portrait of Tsar Nicholas II viewed through a table-cut diamond. Once opened, the egg reveals a yellow enameled rosebud, which blooms to disclose a ruby and diamond-set Imperial crown. The whereabouts of this final surprise is unknown today. The Rosebud Egg 1895

    A mosaic Faberge Imperial Easter egg, from 1914, purchased by King George V for his wife, Queen Mary. It was originally commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II.

    Faberge 1913 Winter Egg

    "Faberge Peacock Egg, 1908, presented by Nicholas II to Dowager Empress Maria Fyodorovna. Within the Egg, a mechanical gold enameled peacock sits in the branches of an engraved gold tree with flowers in enamel and precious stones. the peacock can be lifted from the tree and wound up. Placed on a flat surface, he struts proudly around, moving his head and spreads and closes his varicolored enamel tail from time to time."

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    The famous mosaic Fabergé egg with its tiny cut emeralds, rubies and diamonds

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    1913 - The Winter Egg

    The best of Peter Carl Faberge's exquisite eggs

    Faberge Egg 1911 "15th Anniversary Egg". Currently in Russia. Gift to Alexandra from Nicholas II.

    1906 Moscow Kremlin Egg, the largest Faberge Easter egg on display in the exhibition "Treasures from the Kremlin: The World of Faberge" at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum.

    Faberge Egg

    The 'Cradle with Garlands' Faberge Egg ~ made in 1907 ~ for Czar Nicholas II to present to his Mother. This egg was commissioned to celebrate the birth of Czarevich Alexei Nicholaievich, son of Czar Nicholas II ~ the long awaited heir to the Romanov throne. The surprise inside was the first portrait of the Czarevich in a medallion surrounded by diamonds. This egg is currently in a private collection.