Easter Egg “The Memory of Azov”
This extraordinary egg is a lovely reminiscent of the exquisite work of Faberge House. The original egg was one of the 52 Imperial Easter eggs created by Carl Faberge workshop for the Russian Imperial family. It was made in for the tzar Alexander III in 1891 and presented to his wife Maria Fiodorovna as an Easter gift. The egg was made to commemorate the journey of Tsarevitch Nicholas II and Grand Duke Georgy Aleksandrovitch on the cruiser “Memory of Azov” in 1890. The egg’s surprise was a miniature model of the cruiser “Memory of Azov”.
More information about this Easter EggEaster Egg “The Memory of Azov Egg”
Brass and crystalls; enamelled and gilded
Height: 125mm (5 in)
Weight: 0,4 kg
This extraordinary egg is a lovely reminiscent of the exquisite work of Faberge House.
Gilding, colored enamel, faux jewels.
The Faberge eggs began in 1884 with an Easter egg made by the brilliant Russian jeweller Faberge for the Russian tsar Alexander III that became a gift for his wife. Then Nicholas II, Alexander’s son and last Russian Emperor continued the tradition.