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Faberge's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire

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Faberge's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire - Faber, Toby
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This is the story of Faberge's Imperial Easter eggs - of their maker, of the tsars who commissioned them, of the middlemen who sold them and of the collectors who fell in love with them. It's a story of meticulous craftsmanship and unimaginable wealth, of lucky escapes and mysterious disappearances, and ultimately of greed, tragedy and devotion. Moreover, it is a story that mirrors the history of twentieth-century Russia - a satisfying arc that sees eggs made for the tsars, sold by Stalin, bought by Americans and now, ...

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Faberge's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire 2008, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400065509

Hardcover

Faberge's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire 2008, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781405053884

Unabridged edition

Hardcover