The Easter Egg "Cockerel" (1900)

The Easter Egg "Cockerel" (1900)
«The Easter Egg "Cockerel" (1900)»

The 1900 Cockerel Egg (originally Cukoo Clock Egg) was crafted by Peter Carl Faberge in his set of 50 Faberge Eggs. The egg was given by Tsar Nicholas II to Empress Maria Feodoronova as a gift on Easter 1900 year.


  • Series: Imperial Egg
  • Company: House of Fabergé
  • Made in: 1900 St. Petersburg, Russia

Design and Materials

  • Workmaster: Mikhail Yevlampievich Perkhin (Michael Perchin)
  • Materials used: Gold, Diamonds, Rubies, Pearls, Enamel Height: 20,3 cm (8 in) when opened

Surprise - A moving bird

The egg has a mechanism on the top rear that enables its bird to come out and move.

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 "Cockerel (Fabergé egg)" 

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