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|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial||739.27 FABERGÉ (Text)||33946003367187||Nonfiction . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781911282167
- ISBN: 1911282166
- ISBN: 9781931485142
- ISBN: 1931485143
- Physical Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
- Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens ; 2018.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Foreword / Kate Markert -- Acknowledgments / Wilfried Zeisler -- Introduction / Wilfried Zeisler -- Carl Fabergé, a nineteenth-century jeweler and businessman -- Fabergé workshops and branches -- Miniature portraiture and photography in Fabergé's works / Jennifer Levy -- Clientele and objects -- Empress Alexandra's presentation snuffboxes / Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm -- The Twelve monograms egg's missing surprise identified / Anna and Vincent Palmade -- Majorie Merriweather Post, collector of Fabergé -- Elevation of the True Cross icon / Galina Korneva and Tatiana Cheboksarova -- Directory of workmasters, designers, and firms -- Fabergé at Hillwood.
The firm of Fabergé, jeweller to the Russian court, was founded in St. Petersburg in 1842. Expanded by the founder's son, Peter Carl Fabergé (1846?1920), the firm became one of the most famous jewellers of the late 19th to early 20th centuries. Major American collectors, such as Marjorie Merriweather Post, played a significant role in Fabergé's fame after the fall of the imperial regime, and her mansion at Hillwood in Washington, DC now has a collection that includes two imperial Easter eggs, silver, jewellery, hardstone, and religious items. With new photography, exquisite works of art and illuminating focus spreads by Fabergé experts, this new volume presents the firm in the broader history of nineteenth to twentieth century jewellery and goldsmithing, and documents new attributions and provenances. Exhibition: Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens, Washington DC, USA (09.06.-31.12.2018).
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