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1899 Pansy Faberge Egg
1899 Pansy Faberge Egg

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Item #: E06-39

1899 Pansy Faberge Egg
In nephrite adorned with enameled red pansies covered with a set with diamonds, supported on a swirl of leaves in golden gilt set with diamonds. The inside is covered with a green enameled surface in a wavy pattern. Grace, beauty and style is demonstrated with this pansy egg.
  • 2.5'' (H) X 1.5'' (D)
  • Pewter, Enamel, Crystals
  • Boxed

Egg History: The 1899 Pansy Egg, formerly known as "Spinach Jade Egg", is made of nephrite, silver-gilt, diamonds, white, red, green and opaque violet enamel. The heart surprise is made of varicolored gold, diamonds, rose-cut diamonds, pearls, strawberry enamel, white enamel and mother of pearl. This Egg stands on an bunch of golden twisted leaves from which stem five flowers and five buds of pansy enameled in violet in various nuances.
In 1930 one of the ten Eggs sold by the Antikvariat to the Hammer Galleries, New York. 1947 First Egg bought from the Hammer Galleries by Matilda Geddings Gray, oil heiress, New Orleans, Louisiana. Given to her niece, Mrs. Matilda Gray Stream of New Orleans, Louisiana as a wedding anniversary present. The Pansy Egg is one of the few significant Imperial Eggs to remain in a private collection.

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Pansy Egg April 15, 2014
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Massachusetts  
Beautiful.  Arrived quickly and well packed.  I was a bot disappointed by the size - but that was my error for not checking the description fully.  Don't hesitate to buy!

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Fabrege Miniature February 7, 2014
Reviewer: Lord Robert De Mohun from Hamsterley, United Kingdom  
Even in miniature one can see why the Dowager Empress was so delighted by this very vibrant egg. Miniature  masterpiece copy of the original.

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Review and comments about the Faberge eggs December 7, 2012
Reviewer: David from Streator , Illinois  
I have purchased many eggs from you and given them to my mother at Christmas time. The quality and workmanship of these Faberge eggs is outstanding !  If they can please my mother who has seen the real eggs , then they have to be the best !  I will be sure to buy more eggs from you in the future !

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