Fabrege created this egg for Tsarina as an Easter gift in 1878. It is made from gold, ormolu (gilded bronze), vermeil (gilded silver), enamels, pearls and small diamonds. 1898 Faberge Eggs, Fabergé Eggs, Lilies, Pretty Things, Easter Eggs, Beautiful Object, Valley, Fabrege Eggs, Alexandra Dresses
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The 'Fifteenth Anniversary' Faberge Egg ~ made in 1911 for Nicholas II to give to his wife. The egg features panels depicting portraits of the Imperial family and highlights of significant occasions from their lives together. One of the most expensive eggs ~ it also had enormous personal significance to the Empress. The egg is currently part of the Viktor Vekselberg collection in Moscow.
The Twelve Monograms, or The Silver Anniversary Egg, or The Twelve Panels Egg, red gold, rose-cut diamonds, portrait diamonds, velvet lining, 1895. Presented by Nicholas II to Dowager Empress Maria Fyodorovna. The gold egg is covered with six blue champlevé enameled panels, each panel being divided by bands set with rose-cut diamonds, gilt with scrolls, and decorated with the Imperial crown and the Imperial monograms “MF” and “AIII". Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Washington, DC (Post Collection)