1927 Boblett Street Blaine, WA 98230, USA
We are Selling Several Collections of European and Russian Collectible Items.
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מחיר פתיחה:
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$800 - $1,000
עמלת בית המכירות: 24.5% לפרטים נוספים
מע"מ: 8.875% על מחיר הפריט המלא והעמלה
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A magnificent, fine and impressive, composite of antique Russian egg.
SIZE: Height: 6.5 in. (on base).
ESTIMATE PRICE: $800 - $1,000.
You have a GREAT CHANCE to purchase a unique item for your collection - over the years it will only INCREASE in price.
HISTORY of SALES: A few years ago Russian eggs were sold on Live Auctioneer for $5,000 and $5,250, on eBay for $5,000 and $8,900 - please see the screenshots.
OFFER: If an item is NOT SOLD, you can still give us a reasonable offer - please save the link of this page.
PAYMENT: Credit Card payment, Wire transfer, Check or Money Order payment are also available. International bidder can use PayPal for payment.
PAY in PARTS: You can pay for any item during 2-3 months. Just make a deposit 10% and the item will wait for you.
SHIPPING: Let us Handle Your Shipping. We are one of the few places that offer full service shipping. For your convenience we will ship your item - shipping costs will be included in the invoice. Combined shipping is available - next item will be ONE DOLLAR for shipping.
PLEASE NOTE: If you want to buy this item, please make a bid now. Any offer is welcome. Some lots, that do Not Have any Bids on them, WILL be CLOSED before the auction is started and will not be included in it. Now, there are 1000+ items for preview, but there will be only 400 items in the Live Auction.
NEW: Returning customers will have 50% DISCOUNT on shipping.

WIKIPEDIA: A Faberge egg is a jewelled egg (possibly numbering as many as 69, of which 57 survive today) created by the House of Faberge, in St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia. Virtually all were manufactured under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge between 1885 and 1917, the most famous being the 50 "Imperial" eggs, 43 of which survive, made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II as Easter gifts for their wives and mothers. The first Faberge egg was crafted for Tsar Alexander III, who had decided to give his wife, the Empress Maria Feodorovna, an Easter egg in 1885, possibly to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their betrothal. Although there is no official record of the Tsar's inspiration for it, many believe that he was moved by an egg owned by the Empress's aunt, Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark, which had captivated Maria's imagination in her childhood and of which the Tsar was well aware. Known as the Hen Egg, the very first Faberge egg is crafted from a foundation of gold. Its opaque white enamelled "shell" opens to reveal a matte yellow-gold yolk. This in turn opens to reveal a multicolored gold hen that also opens. The hen contained a minute diamond replica of the imperial crown from which a small ruby pendant was suspended, but these last two elements have been lost. After Alexander III's death on 1 November 1894, his son, Nicholas II, presented a Faberge egg to both his wife, Alexandra Fedorovna, and his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Fedorovna. Records have shown that of the 50 imperial Easter eggs, 20 were given to the former and 30 to the latter. Eggs were made each year except 1904 and 1905, during the Russo-Japanese War. The imperial eggs enjoyed great fame, and Faberge was commissioned to make similar eggs for a few private clients, including the Duchess of Marlborough, the Rothschild family and the Yusupovs. Faberge was also commissioned to make twelve eggs for the industrialist Alexander Kelch, though only seven appear to have been completed. Following the revolution and the nationalization of the Faberge workshop in St. Petersburg by the bolsheviks in 1918, the Faberge family left Russia.

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