Fabergé Returns to Russia

Following the Russian Revolution, most of the lavish jewels and enamel eggs created by Peter Carl Fabergé for the Russian imperial court were sold off or disappeared. Many ended up in museums and private collections around the world. Now, the largest known collection of Fabergé’s works is being given to the city of Saint Petersburg for the opening of its first Fabergé museum.
Housed in the neoclassical Shuvalov Palace on the Fontanka Embankment, the museum was opened by Viktor Vekselberg, a Russian philanthro…

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