Anne-Mette Lassessen

Anne-Mette Lassessen

Anne-Mette Lassessen
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Faberge Egg 1892 - "Diamond Trellis Egg" This egg is in a private collection in London. It held a miniature elephant automaton based on the Danish coat of arms (Maria's family).

Faberge Egg 1892 - "Diamond Trellis Egg" This egg is in a private collection in London. It held a miniature elephant automaton based on the Danish coat of arms (Maria's family).

The portrait of Nicholas II on the 1916 egg. It turns out that this was the only Imperial Egg that left Russia with the original owner.

The portrait of Nicholas II on the 1916 egg. It turns out that this was the only Imperial Egg that left Russia with the original owner.

Blue Serpent Clock Egg, 1887. Presented by Alexander III to Czarina Maria Fyodorovna. Gold, opalescent white enamel, diamonds, sapphires. Kept in Prince Ranieri II of Monaco Collection.

Blue Serpent Clock Egg, 1887. Presented by Alexander III to Czarina Maria Fyodorovna. Gold, opalescent white enamel, diamonds, sapphires. Kept in Prince Ranieri II of Monaco Collection.

The Mosaic egg, also belonging in the Royal Collection was considered one of Faberge’s most sophisticated creations. It was gifted to the Empress Alexandra by her husband, Tsar Nicholas II in 1914. However, due to the original invoice being destroyed, the exact cost of this egg is unknown. The five portraits on the ‘surprise’ are of OTMA and Alexei, their children.

The Mosaic egg, also belonging in the Royal Collection was considered one of Faberge’s most sophisticated creations. It was gifted to the Empress Alexandra by her husband, Tsar Nicholas II in 1914. However, due to the original invoice being destroyed, the exact cost of this egg is unknown. The five portraits on the ‘surprise’ are of OTMA and Alexei, their children.

Imperial Faberge eggs created by Carl Faberge. Easter was a very important time in Russia because of the Orthodox faith. Faberge approached Emperor Aleksandr III in 1884 and told him that next Easter he would make a gift for the Empress Maria. All he would say that it was going to be an egg with a surprise in it.The result was an ordinary looking hen's egg that became the first of the Imperial Faberge eggs.

Imperial Faberge eggs created by Carl Faberge. Easter was a very important time in Russia because of the Orthodox faith. Faberge approached Emperor Aleksandr III in 1884 and told him that next Easter he would make a gift for the Empress Maria. All he would say that it was going to be an egg with a surprise in it.The result was an ordinary looking hen's egg that became the first of the Imperial Faberge eggs.

Rose Trellis Faberge Egg, 1907 ~ presented by Nicholas II to Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna  -- "Originally the egg contained an oval jeweled locket in which the surprise was hidden. Only the impression on the satin lining now remains. Research indicates the surprise was a diamond chain with a watercolor miniature of the little Tsarevich Alexei, painted on ivory." [text from website]

Rose Trellis Faberge Egg, 1907 ~ presented by Nicholas II to Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna -- "Originally the egg contained an oval jeweled locket in which the surprise was hidden. Only the impression on the satin lining now remains. Research indicates the surprise was a diamond chain with a watercolor miniature of the little Tsarevich Alexei, painted on ivory." [text from website]

Faberge Lilies of the Valley Egg 1898. from Nicholas II to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna .Art Nouveau

Faberge Lilies of the Valley Egg 1898. from Nicholas II to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna .Art Nouveau

1885 Hen Egg/First Hen Egg  Presented by Alexander III to Maria Fyodorovna

1885 Hen Egg/First Hen Egg Presented by Alexander III to Maria Fyodorovna

Impressionism by Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh paintings are studies in color. Be inspired by his art to help you understand how to put a paint color scheme together.

Impressionism by Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh paintings are studies in color. Be inspired by his art to help you understand how to put a paint color scheme together.

Vincent Van Gogh (The Starry Night)-one of many favorite paintings I love!

Vincent Van Gogh (The Starry Night)-one of many favorite paintings I love!