The Easter Egg "Resurrection of Christ" (1895-1899)
The Resurrection egg is a jeweled enameled and rock crystal Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Carl Faberge between 1895 and 1899. The egg depicts Jesus rising from his tomb, and is the only Faberge egg to explicitly reference the Easter story.
- Series: Other Faberg? Eggs
- Company: House of Faberge Made in: before 1899 St. Petersburg, Russia
Design and Materials
- Workmaster: Mikhail Yevlampievich Perkhin (Michael Perchin)
- Materials used: Gold, Diamonds, Enamel, Rock Chrystal, Pearls
- Height: 9,8 cm (3,85 in.)
There is no surprise in this egg, possibly because it is a surprise itself. Long considered a Faberge egg, it does not bear an inventory number. It has been postulated that the Resurrection egg is the missing surprise from the Renaissance egg.
Current Ownership and Location
- Year of acquisition and current owner: 2004 Viktor Vekselberg / The Link of Times Foundation
- Location: Museum of Faberge in St. Petersburg, Russia
Reference: Wikipedia "Resurrection Faberge Egg" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resurrection_Egg
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