This large-scale Fabergé model of a cockerel uses obsidian to great effect - like most of the birds fitted with gold feet it was made in Henrik Wigström's workshop. Other materials: purpurine, jasper, rose diamonds. Commissioned by King Edward VII, 1907
A Fabergé carved stone capercaillie, with its head outstretched, carved in brown agate, with rose diamond eyes and gold feet. Mark of Henrik Wigström, c. Presumably acquired by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
FABERGÉ~ Black Obsidian Carving of a Dachshund. The carved stone animals of FABERGÉ were highly prized and collected by the Russian nobility and the royal families of all Europe.My parents had one of these atop our backyard gate:)
Borzoi, Creator: Fabergé (jeweller) Creation Date: c. 1908 Materials: Agate, rubies Dimensions: x x cm Provenance: Commissioned by King Edward VII, 1907 (the Sandringham Commission.) The Royal Collection.