ObeliskPeter Carl Fabergé

Memory of Azov Egg

Memory of Azov Egg, 1891, Peter Carl Fabergé
Memory of Azov Egg, zoomed in
9.3 cm7 cm

Memory of Azov Egg is a Gold and Diamonds Decorative Artwork created by Peter Carl Fabergé in 1891. It lives at the The State Russian Museum in Russia. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Boats and Decorative Artwork. SourceDownload

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The Memory of Azov Egg created by the House of Fabrige, was commissioned by Emperor Alexander III for his wife, Maria Feodorovna. Like all of the Imperial Easter eggs this egg contains a surprise— this time a delicate gold model of the Imperial Russian cruiser Pamiat Azova, the “Memory of Azov.”

Reed Enger, "Memory of Azov Egg," in Obelisk Art History, Published March 12, 2016; last modified May 19, 2021, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/peter-carl-faberge/memory-of-azov-egg/.

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