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Carl Faberge: Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia

By: Snowman, A. Kenneth

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Greenwich House: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004192

ISBN: 0517405024

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


The author is the world's leading expert on Faberge'. For Faberge', gold was never just gold - it could be red or white or green - which delightful effects were created by contrasting the colors. Their work also included enameling and lapidary, not just for the Russian, but European and Far Eastern royal families. Not held back by technical or financial limitations, Faberge' was given free reign. His masterpieces include carvings of animals and flowers, boxes of every shape, jewels, picture frames and the famous Russian Imperial Easter Eggs given to the Tsarina by the Tsar from 1884 to 1917. T... View more info