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Fabergé - The McFerrin Collection - The Opulence Continues..


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Fabergé - The McFerrin Collection - The Opulence Continues..


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Fabergé - The McFerrin Collection - The Opulence Continues...
191 pages
Color photos
Hard cover
31 x 24 cm
1,542 kg
English

This book celebrates The McFerrin Collection of Fabergé masterpieces and reveals items that have never been published before. Also highlighted are a selection of important Imperial Russian pieces that appeared in the first book on the collection, From a Snowflake to an Iceberg: The McFerrin Collection (2013), along with a few of the collectors' personal favourites.

As the preferred jeweller to the Russian Tsars and European royalty at the turn of the 20th century, Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920) created an array of objets d'art that exude both opulence and innovation, and tell of a period in history likely never to be repeated. The McFerrin Collection has become one of the largest privately owned Fabergé collections in the world, and is on long-term loan to the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Texas.

Contents: Catherine the Great; Under a Diamond Glass: Portrait Diamonds, Fabergé, and The McFerrin Collection; Hahn; The Fabergé Legacy; Imperial Presentation; Bell Pushes; Everyday Objects; Cigarette Cases; Animals; Floral; Frames; Fans; Hardstones; Eggs; Timepieces; Small Boxes; Jewelry; Ladies' Accessories; Maid-of-Honor Badges; Tsar and Tsarina; Alix and Pollie: A Lifelong Friendship; Olga; Xenia; Maria Feodorovna; MINNI's Desk Clock: A Private Gift from a Public Person; Maria Pavlovna; Greece; Nobel; Rothschild; Tiffany Art Glass; Tiaras; Cloisonné; Tricentennial; World War I; Religious Items; The Last Chapter; Fabergé's Workmasters.