Fabergé in London: The British Branch of the Imperial Russian Goldsmith

ACC Publishing Group Ltd - For violet trefusis, daughter of King Edward VII's mistress Mrs. The book will be of interest to enthusiasts of the decorative arts, the social history of the Edwardian Golden Age and especially of European Royalty. The first book to be dedicated to the british branch of fabergé, american heiresses, to its closure in 1917Royalty, covering its fascinating history from its opening in 1903, Maharajas, exiled Russian Grand Dukes, Aristocrats, Randlords, Socialites and Financiers with newly made fortunes flocked to Fabergé in London to buy gifts for each other.

Using previously unreferenced sources and a newly discovered archive of papers relating to Fabergé in London, Kieran McCarthy studies the branch's structure, customers and exclusive stock. The imperial russian goldsmith's london branch was the only one outside of Russia and its jeweled and enameled contents were as popular there as they were in St.

Fabergé in London: The British Branch of the Imperial Russian Goldsmith - Antique collectors club. Petersburg or Moscow. Fabergé's works were and continue to be intimately associated with the British Royal Family. Keppel and lover of vita sackville-west, as symbolical as the 'bookies' cigar', a Fabergé cigarette case was the emblem of Royalty, or the 'ostler's straw'.

Fabergé: His Masters and Artisans

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Fabergé Rediscovered Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

GILES - Petersburg in 1842. Major american collectors, such as marjorie merriweather post, various works of art of imperial provenance, and her mansion at Hillwood in Washington, played a significant role in Fabergé’s success after the fall of the imperial regime, including two imperial Easter eggs, silver, hardstone, jewelry, DC now has a collection of about ninety pieces, and religious items.

Recent research on fabergé, and the discovery of objects thought to be lost have brought to light new information about Fabergé’s career and his creations, revelations from the Russian public archives, including material on several of Hillwood’s Fabergé items. With fabulous new photography, and illuminating focus spreads by Fabergé experts, documents new attributions and provenances, this new volume presents the firm in the broader history of nineteenth to twentieth century jewelry and goldsmithing, exquisite works of art, and examines our continuing fascination with Fabergé’s remarkable work.

Fabergé Rediscovered Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens - Expanded by the founder’s son, peter carl fabergé 1846–1920, the firm became one of the most famous jewelers of the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. The firm of fabergé, jeweler to the Russian court, was founded in St.

Faberge: Treasures of Imperial Russia: Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg

Rizzoli Electa - Petersburg is a lavish volume on the most complete fabergé collection in the world, and Russian silver, enamels, from the famous imperial Easter eggs to precious jewelry, with many pieces rarely seen before, showcased in the sumptuous Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg has gathered the most spectacular and comprehensive treasury of Fabergé objects.

Petersburg, Russia. Fabergé Museum, St. Jeweler and goldsmith carl fabergé and his firm are renowned for creating the most superbly refined objects of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries for the nobility and aristocracy of imperial Russia. This book showcases a wealth of precious objects—from the imperial eggs, delicate jeweled enamel clocks, and picture frames to animals carved out of hardstone and gem-encrusted jewelry and presentation boxes.

Faberge: Treasures of Imperial Russia: Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg - Now, the fabergé Museum in St. With all-new photography of the collection—more than 500 priceless objects in all—alongside stunning images of the majestic Shuvalov Palace, this luxurious volume is a celebration of the exquisite beauty and craftsmanship of prerevolutionary Russia and its heritage. Exquisite examples of the jeweler’s art, commissioned for the Romanov Imperial family, Fabergé’s magnificent Easter eggs, and other impeccably crafted objects continue to be prized the world over for their incredible craftsmanship and unparalleled beauty.

Fabergé: treasures of Imperial Russia.

Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire's Legacy

Thames & Hudson - On the 100th anniversary of the revolution, this book tells the stories of their initial dispersal and of the collectors and dealers through whose hands they passed. Featured are two extraordinary fabergé eggs that were once in the Russian Imperial collection, including one that opens up to reveal a miniature gold replica of the Gatchina Palace, near St.

Petersburg. The decorative arts had flourished in Russia under the patronage of the tsars and their court, whose apparently limitless resources supported the production of some of the most technically sophisticated works of art ever made. With the onset of the russian revolution, a few individuals helped bring many of these objects to Europe and then into major private and public collections in the United States, including that of the Walters Art Museum.

Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire's Legacy - It includes works by peter carl Fabergé and his workshop, jeweled Byzantine icons, silver drinking vessels, and intricate enamels. A beautifully illustrated book on russian decorative arts, published to coincide with an exhibition at the Walters Art MuseumThis book gives a fascinating overview of Russian decorative art, revealing a highly accomplished crafts tradition that persisted over nine centuries.

160 illustrations in color and black and white Thames hudson. Full catalog entries for each object are included.

Faberge: Lost and Found : The Recently Discovered Jewelry Designs from the St. Petersburg Archives

Harry N Abrams Inc - Gold boxes, earrings, necklaces, pendants, animal and bird carvings, rings and diadems are amongst the jewels on display. Used book in Good Condition. Among the ingenious marvels are those commissioned for the 300th anniversary celebration of the House of Romanoff, and the famous miniature and large Imperial Easter eggs, including the one owned by Queen Elizabeth II.

He has written and edited many other books, including "The Master Jewelers" Thames and Hudson, 1990 Each design is dated and accompanied by detailed handwritten instructions as to composition and execution. Hundreds of these invaluable and incredibly beautiful drawings are reproduced here for the first time, most in full colour, the materials to be used, with captions describing the gems, and the date of manufacture.

Faberge: Lost and Found : The Recently Discovered Jewelry Designs from the St. Petersburg Archives - A. Kenneth snowman was curator and wrote the catalogues for the Faberge exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum, in 1977 and the Coopor-Hewitt Museum, New York, London, in 1983. Within their pages are countless meticulous watercolour and ink drawings of virtually every item made by the company from 1909 to 1915.

For more than 25 years, carl faberge and his firm served as jeweller and goldsmith to the tsars of Russia, European royalty, and the powerful and influential throughout the world. Thames hudson. Kenneth snowman tells the story of his recent and astonishing discovery in St Petersburg of two of the original design books from the House of Faberge.

Faberge in the Royal Collection

Thames & Hudson - Distributed on behalf of the Royal Collection. 220 illustrations, 200 in color. Detailed descriptions and provenance for every item illustrated are included, as well as new research stemming from Russian archival information that has only recently become accessible to scholars in the West. Used book in Good Condition.

This book explains in detail the formation of the collection, including the establishment of Faberge's London branch in the context of the link between the English, Russian, and Danish royal families. The royal collection of faberge is one of the largest and most important in existence on a subject that has proved to be of enduring interest to the general reader and expert alike.

Faberge in the Royal Collection - It includes examples of the famous Faberge eggs, personal jewelry, objets d'art, and the largest collection of Faberge's animal carvings in the world. It contains essays on the principal royal collectors and their tastes; on Faberge's influence among contemporary jewelers and goldsmiths, with examples from the work of such preeminent figures as Cartier, Boucheron, and Hahn as well as from the Faberge workshops themselves; and on the "zoo" of animal carvings.

Thames hudson. No definitive guide to the Royal Collection of Faberge or account of its history has ever been published before. The added dimension of royal provenance, so closely interlinked with the Russian Imperial family, gives the collection a unique importance.

Fabergé: The McFerrin Collection: The Opulence Continues...

Acc Art Books - 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.

Thames hudson. 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 favorites. As the preferred jeweler 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.

Fabergé: The McFerrin Collection: The Opulence Continues... - Fabergé is renowned for his imperial easter eggs designed for the tsar of russia one of which appears in the mcferrin collection, the 1892 diamond trellis Egg, and is illustrated in this book•The comprehensive index includes an image and Houston Museum of Natural Science item number for each piece in the over 600 item collection a wonderful resource for Fabergé experts and enthusiasts alike•A fold-out family tree illustrates the branches of the Imperial Russian family with indication of related items in The McFerrin CollectionThis book celebrates The McFerrin Collection of Fabergé masterpieces and reveals items that have never been published before.

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Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed

Acc Art Books - From christie's with Love; 7. Pomp and Circumstances; 4. Gems from the East; 11. Original documents from the vaults are reproduced in the book, Egypt, Russia, alongside hundreds of color illustrations of the jewels and their ownersafield, the crown jewels of France, Bavaria, Serbia, India and Spain were all sold at Christie's.

Empresses in Exile; 5. The french Court; 6. As the archives reveal, in the subsequent centuries, christie's has been party to the sale of jewelry by several further generations of British royals, from Lady Patricia Ramsay and the Countess of Southesk through to Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. Soft as a Pearl; 8.

Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed - Guillotine Diamonds; 2. Bloody Revolutions; 9. Expertly curating the extensive archives, Vincent Meylan has drawn out the key details of each momentous sale. Murdered Queens; 3. More than a hundred original documents from the vaults are reproduced in the book, alongside hundreds of color illustrations of the jewels and their owners.

Each sale had its intrigue, each its story to tell. Expertly curating the extensive archives, Vincent Meylan has drawn out the key details of each momentous sale. The first auction of jewelry from the british royal family took place at Christie's in 1773, after the death of the Princess of Wales, mother of George III.

Faberge Revealed: At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Skira Rizzoli - These exquisite, range from the majestic jeweled imperial eggs to delicate jeweled flowers in vases to diamond-encrusted icons and tiaras, marvelously crafted objects, to animal figures nimbly carved from precious stone. Contents: introduction by géza von habsburg chapter 1: The House of Fabergé/by Géza von HabsburgChapter 2: Behind the Scenes at Fabergé: The St.

For the first time all items by or attributed to Fabergé in VMFA's collection are documented along with the museum's significant holdings of other Russian decorative arts. The essays by géza von habsburg and other scholars present new findings on Fabergé, his workshops, and the creation of these extraordinary objects.

Faberge Revealed: At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - . Her collection, assembled between 1933 and 1946, comprised several hundred creations by the Faberge workshops and by other Russian imperial jewelers. Every object has been splendidly re-photographed for this book - and the detailed photography alone should provide inestimable value for future Fabergé scholarship.

Richly illustrated with some 600 photographs, of Fredericksburg, the volume documents an important collection bequeathed in 1947 to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts by Lillian Thomas Pratt, Va. The wife of general Motors executive John Lee Pratt. Used book in Good Condition. Also included is a section on forgeries that bravely confronts this vexing question.

Petersburg workshops/  by ulla tillander-godenhieimchapter 3: Fabergé and His Russian Competitors/ by Géza von HabsburgChapter 4: Fabergé and His Foreign Competitors Chapter 5: Mrs.

Jewels from Imperial St. Petersburg

Unicorn Publishing Group - Petersburg, beginning with the reigns of the Empresses Elizabeth and Catherine the Great and ending in 1917 with that of Nicholas II. Lavishly produced, with more than four hundred images, the book showcases these pieces while providing important historical context. We learn not only of the jewels, but also of the people who created them, through captivating personal histories.

Petersburg makes a stunning gift for anyone who appreciates the craft of jewelry or the history of imperial Russia. Skira Rizzoli. The jewels of imperial Russia are legendary. Ulla tillander-goldenhielm adds a touch of royalty herself as the great-granddaughter of St. Unicorn Press Ltd. This book explores a fascinating range of the jewels and objets d’art crafted in St.

Jewels from Imperial St. Petersburg - Thames hudson. With their own special allure, they are highly appreciated throughout the world as some of the most exquisite presentations ever created. Used book in Good Condition. Jewelry represented comes mostly from private collections in Finland and Sweden, letters, historical documents, and each piece has a unique provenance that is relayed through anecdotes, diaries, and photographs.

Jewels from Imperial St. Petersburg goldsmith Alexander Tillander, a supplier to the Russian imperial court.