Bath Decorative and Fine Arts Society
The Imperial Easter Eggs of
Carl Fabergé — Before the Revolution
1.30 pm, Monday 5th June 2017.
The ﬁfty eggs created by F abergé as Easter gifts from Russia’s last two emperors
to their wives have become the most surviving symbols of the Romanov Empire: both
supreme examples of the jeweller’s art and the vulgar playthings of a decadent court.
Fabergé and his designers had to conform to only three rules: each year’s Easter
present had to be egg-
Lecturer: After reading Natural Sciences at Cambridge, Tony Faber’s career has included investment banking, management consulting and ﬁve years as managing director of the publishing company founded by his grandfather, Faber and Faber, where he remains on the board. He has written two works of narrative history, Stradivarius and Fabergé’s Eggs.
Date and Time: 1.30 pm, Monday 5th June 2017.
Venue: The Guildhall, High Street, Bath
Visitors Welcome. £8 at the door
Bath DAFAS is a member of NADFAS, an Art Education Charity
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