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Rosebud Egg 1895

RUSSIA: The Doll & the Egg (or what happens if you don't look before you leap)

December 30th 2019
There were 600 palaces in St Petersburg before the Russian Revolution but only members of the Russian Royal family lived in them. The Tsars had heaps of children and it was only right that each had their own palace. There were also 870 Aristocratic families in St Petersburg before the Russian Revolution. They were not Royals and did not live in palaces but lived in mansions. That's what w ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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2nd January 2020

Delicate
Amazing
2nd January 2020

Delicate & Amazing
I have added some descriptions of the eggs, MJ, as the Faberge Eggs are not colourful cardboard cutouts but works of art lavished with exquisite finishes including myriads of diamonds and other gems. I would love to know the Invoice costs to the Tsars. To us mere mortals a fortune no doubt...but to the Tsars...small change maybe!!!

Tot: 0.062s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 7; qc: 7; dbt: 0.0174s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.2mb