Peter Carl: Fabergé Tsarevich Egg

Peter Carl: Fabergé Tsarevich Egg

The imperial egg was crafted in 1912 and presented as a gift to Alexei‘s mother after his miraculous recovery from severe illness. 
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The 4th edition of the series celebrates another exceptional piece of Peter Carl Fabergé‘s craftsmanship with this lost and rediscovered treasure - the Tsarevich Egg. The original piece is made of blue lapis lazuli adorned with gold and diamonds. Inside lies a double-headed imperial eagle holding a portrait of Alexei Nikolaevich, the seven-year-old son of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna.

The imperial egg was crafted in 1912 and presented as a gift to
Alexei‘s mother after his miraculous recovery from severe illness.
It is currently displayed in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in
Richmond, US.