Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Faberge in the Royal Collection [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 45.50  
Retail Value $ 65.00  
You Save $ 19.50  (30%)  
Item Number 275399  
Buy New $45.50
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Faberge in the Royal Collection by Caroline De Guitaut...

The Royal Collection of Faberg is one of the largest and most important in existence on a subject that has proved to be of enduring interest to the general reader and expert alike. It includes examples of the famous Faberg eggs, objets d'art, personal jewelry, and the largest collection of Faberg's animal carvings in the world. The added dimension of royal provenance, so closely interlinked with the Russian Imperial family, gives the collection a unique importance.

This book explains in detail the formation of the collection, including the establishment of Faberg's London branch in the context of the link between the English, Russian, and Danish royal families. It contains essays on the principal royal collectors and their tastes; on Faberg's influence among contemporary jewelers and goldsmiths, with examples from the work of such preeminent figures as Cartier, Boucheron, and Hahn as well as from the Faberg workshops themselves; and on the "zoo" of animal carvings. Detailed descriptions and provenance for every item illustrated are included, as well as new research stemming from Russian archival information that has only recently become accessible to scholars in the West.

No definitive guide to the Royal Collection of Faberg or account of its history has ever been published before. Distributed on behalf of the Royal Collection. 220 illustrations, 200 in color.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   272
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 12.52" Width: 9.37" Height: 0.94"
Weight:   4.14 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2004
Publisher   Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd
ISBN  1902163664  
ISBN13  9781902163666  

Availability  0 units.

More About Caroline De Guitaut

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Caroline de Guitaut is assistant curator of decorative arts in the Royal Collection Trust.

Caroline de Guitaut currently resides in London.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Regional > European
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > General
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Museums & Collections > General

Reviews - What do customers think about Faberge in the Royal Collection?

Be the first to write a review about Faberge in the Royal Collection

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Faberge in the Royal Collection

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy