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Faberge free pdf This magnificent publication is dedicated both to the life of jewellery genius Carl Faberge and the world-famous collection, including nine Imperial Easter eggs, of his work originally amassed by the American industrialist Malcolm Forbes and now acquired and returned to Russia by the Link of Times Cultural Historical Foundation. The Introduction provides an illustrated history of the House of Faberge and the historical background against which the company developed, including its relationships with the Imperial Family and the designers who joined the Faberge brothers in their thriving business. Each of the treasures of the collection is then described, together with stunning photographs of each item as a whole and in detail. All the descriptive texts and provenances are written by Gerard Hill, director of Sotheby's Russian department. The items featured include The Hen Egg, The Renaissance Egg, The Resurrection Egg, The Rosebud Egg, The Heart Surprise Frame, The Coronation Egg, The Lilies of the Valley Egg, The Cockerel Egg, The Bay Tree Egg, The Fifteenth Anniversary Egg, The Order of St George Egg, The Spring Flowers Egg, The Kelch Hen Egg, The Kelch Chanticleer Egg, The Duchess of Marlborough Egg and the Scandinavia Egg. Truly an incomparable collection of artistic beauty presented in a book of the highest quality.

About Geza Von Habsburg

Dr Geza von Habsburg author, co-author and editor of 10 books on Faberge, curator of 5 major Faberge exhibitions and regular lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, wrote the scholarly commentaries for each entry and supplied numerous illustrations from his archives.

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Author : Geza Von Habsburg
Publisher : The Link of Times Foundation
Data Published : 01 April 2005
ISBN : 5990028415
EAN : 9785990028418
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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