Clock or Madonna lily Egg Faberge 1899

Clock or Madonna lily Faberge - Nikolay's II gift to the wife, the empress Alexander Fiodorovna for easter of 1899. After October revolution, arrived in the Armory Museum of the Moscow Kremlin.

Clock or Madonna lily
Egg or Madonna lily

Master Michael Perkhin

Stamp the company - "Faberge"; masters - "MP", St. Petersburg district Assay Control - a woman's head in a headdress with a sample of "56" and the initials of the district manager of Liapunov Ya "Yal".

Materials Gold, platinum, silver, diamonds, faceted rose chalcedony.

The sizes height from ground - 105 / 8 inches (27.0 cm) base - 33/4x21/2 Inch (6x6, 4 cm).

Technics of execution Enamel on guilloche, molding, stamping, an engraving, a carving on a stone

Madonna lily Faberge

Origin Gift Nicholas II to his wife Alexandra Fyodorovna. Has arrived from the Moscow jeweler association in 1927.

Clock Egg Faberge

It is stored In the State museums of the Moscow Kremlin, No MP-653/1-2.

Egg is decorated by transparent yellow enamel on guilloche to a background and an unprofitable pattern from color gold, it is topped by a bouquet of the white lilies executed from chalcedony and gold. On face sheet of the basis diamonds lay out date: "1899". Hours have the white enamel dial rotating across, and motionlessly fixed arrow covered with diamonds, it looks like the arrow of the Cupid which has been let out from onions, and is surrounded by torches, whose flame turns to magnificent vegetative curls. Together with a bouquet of the lilies "sprouting" through a wreath of roses from multi-colored gold, they symbolize a virtuous flame of family love. This Easter egg made in the form of ancient French hours in style of Louis XVI, is Nikolay II original substantiated recognition in love to the wife.

Pay attention to others, jewelry of empresses, Gold Pelican Egg created in honor of centenary celebration of home nursing of charitable establishments of Russia by Empresses, or egg Basket of Wildflowers.