The World of Faberge accompanies one of the most ambitious exhibitions ever mounted on the jewelers of the Russian Imperial Court. With over 750 treasures by Faberge and other world-famous jewelers and goldsmiths, all illustrated in full color, The ...
World of Faberge brings together the famous collections from the Kremlin Museum in Moscow, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, as well as the Forbes Collection and numerous private European and American collections.
For the first time, this book places the phenomenon of Faberge in its wider context. It focuses on its origins and sources, reveals aspects of the famous jewelers that have hitherto never properly been explored, and makes comparisons not only with Faberge's Russian competitors, but also with its foreign peers such as Cartier, Lalique and Tiffany.
Contributions by many leading Faberge specialists explore the significance and enduring legacy of this world of Faberge
Published to coincide with a major exhibition in the United States
Number of pages: 360
Date of publication: 15/03/1989
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