Catherine the Great Easter Egg Fabergé (firm); Wigström, Henrik Immanuel (workmaster); Zuev, Vasilii Ivanovich (miniatures) RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg 1914 Gold, diamonds, pearls, opalescent enamel, opaque enamel, silver, platinum, mirror H. 4 3/4 in. (without stand) This egg was created for Nicholas II to present to his mother Maria Fedorovna on Easter Morning, 1914.
Frame with Miniature of Prince Nikolai Iusupov, Fabergé (firm) (frame); Aarne, Johann Viktor (workmaster) RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg 1896-1903 Gold, enamel, diamonds, rubies, white agate, mother of pearl, ivory
Twelve Monogram Easter Egg Fabergé (firm); Perkhin, Mikhail (workmaster) RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg 1895 Gold, champlevé enamel, diamonds, satin H. 3 1/8 in., W. 2 3/16 in. This egg was the first that Nicholas II presented to his mother, Maria Federovna.