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Peter Carl Fabergé
Third Imperial Egg, 1887 — Peter Carl Fabergé,

This third Imperial Easter egg by the famed House of Fabergé was commissioned by the storically conservative Alexander III for his wife Maria Feodorovna in 1886. The egg was created by August Holmström, the Fabergé chief jeweller, and contained as it's surprise a women's watch by one of the "Holy Trinity" of Switch watch makers, Vacheron & Constantin.

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