The Easter Egg "Scandinavian" (1899-1903)
The Scandinavian egg is an enameled Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Faberge 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.
- Series: Other Eggs
- Company: House of Faberge
- Made in: between 1899-1903 St. Petersburg, Russia
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 Faberge in St. Petersburg, Russia
Reference: Wikipedia "Scandinavian (Faberg? egg)" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandinavian_(Faberg%C3%A9_egg)
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