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Basket of Flowers Egg


RCIN 40098

Carl Fabergé was commissioned by the last two emperors of Russia to create fifty Easter Eggs, between 1885 and 1917, the most sumptuous and technically complex works of art he ever created.

Commissioned by Nicholas II for Alexandra Feodorovna, Easter 1901; confiscated by the Provisional government 1917; sold by the Antikvariat 1933; purchased by Queen Mary, 1933

    The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.