The Easter Egg "Scandinavian" (1899-1903)

The Easter Egg "Scandinavian" (1899-1903)
«The Easter Egg "Scandinavian" (1899-1903)»

Origin

  • Series: Other Eggs
  • Company: House of Fabergé
  • Made in: between 1899-1903 St. Petersburg, Russia

The Scandinavian egg is an enameled Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé between 1899 and 1903. The egg was made for a St. Petersburg client, one of the very few eggs that were not made for the Russian Imperial Family.

Design and Materials

  • Workmaster: Mikhail Yevlampievich Perkhin (Michael Perchin)
  • Materials used: Gold, Translucent Strawberry Red Enamel, Diamonds
  • Height: 7,5 cm (3 in)

Surprise - Miniature Hen

The egg opens to reveal an enameled yolk, which contains a miniature hen.

Current Ownership and Location

  • Year of acquisition and current owner: 2004 Viktor Vekselberg / The Link of Times Foundation
  • Location: Museum of Fabergé in St. Petersburg, Russia

Reference: Wikipedia "Scandinavian (Fabergé egg)" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandinavian_(Faberg%C3%A9_egg)

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