1899 Pansy Russian Faberge Egg
Peter Carl Faberge is the world's most famous jeweler who created eternally original pieces of art. The series of Easter eggs created by Faberge for the Russian Imperial family, from 1885 through to 1916, is regarded as the greatest and most enduring achievement. The Faberge Easter eggs are certainly the most celebrated and inspiring of all his works of art, inextricably bound to the Faberge name and legend. They are also considered as the last great commissioned series of objects of art.
This sparkling egg is adorned with clear crystals and high-polished enamel with golden trim. It opens on a hinge and has a magnetic closure to keep the box securely shut. The piece also comes in a beautiful gift box.
In nephrite adorned with enameled red pansies covered with a set with diamonds, supported on a swirl of leaves in golden gilt set with diamonds. The inside is covered with a green enameled surface in a wavy pattern. Grace, beauty and style is demonstrated with this unique egg.