Scandinavian (Fabergé egg)

Scandinavian (Fabergé egg)

The Scandinavian egg (or Quisling egg) is a enamelled Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé between 1899 and 1903. [ Faberge - Treasures of Imperial Russia ] ] The egg was made for a St. Petersburg client, one of the very few eggs that were not made for the Russian Imperial Family.


The egg opens to reveal an enamelled yolk, which contains a miniature hen [ [ Faberge - Treasures of Imperial Russia ] ] .


Rediscovered in an Oslo bank safe, among the possessions of Maria Quisling, the widow of Vidkun Quisling [ [ Mieks Fabergé Eggs ] ] , it was acquired by Malcolm Forbes for his collection in the 1980s.

The Forbes Collection was sold in 2004 to Viktor Vekselberg for almost $100 million [ [ Energy Tribune ] ]

ee also

*Fabergé egg
*Egg decorating

External links

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