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

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9781405053884: Faberge's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire
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'...a hugely enjoyable and informative account of the making and afterlife of the jeweller's art.' -- Sam Leith, Spectator

'A throughly engrossing and meticulous look at the coveted collectables'
-- Bookseller

'An engrossing history of the eggs and the turbulent times in which they were made' -- Antiques Magazine

'Faber recognises that the facts surrounding the eggs are more than a match for any myth.' -- Literary Review

'Faber's is the first book to tell the story of the Faberge eggs against the background of their time...' -- Leicester Mercury

'Superlatively researched . . fascinating'
-- Waterstone's Books Quarterly

'They were the ultimate Easter eggs - extravagant ornamental gifts.' -- Sunday Telegraph

'What a well written tale it is . . . highly readable and well researched' -- Western Daily Press

'[A] fascinating chronicle . . . illustrated with some remarkable photographs.' -- Hull Daily Mail

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The story of the world's most famous jeweller and his priceless creations

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