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House of Fabergé, Workmaster Mikhail Perkhin, Bonbonnière, before 1899-1908, silver gilt, enamel, diamond, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Bonbonnière House of Fabergé, Workmaster Mikhail Perkhin, Bonbonnière, before 1899-1908, silver gilt, enamel, diamond, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Julius Rappoport, workmaster, Bratina, undated, silver, gilt, enamel, sapphire, emerald, ruby, garnet, blue topaz, pearl. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Bratina House of Fabergé, Julius Rappoport, workmaster, Bratina, undated, silver, gilt, enamel, sapphire, emerald, ruby, garnet, blue topaz, pearl. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Cane Handle, before 1899, gold, enamel, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Cane Handle, before 1899 House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Cane Handle, before 1899, gold, enamel, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Chick, 1899–1908, aventurine quartz, gold, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Chick, 1899–1908 House of Fabergé, Chick, 1899–1908, aventurine quartz, gold, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Workmaster Henrik Wigström, Cup, 1908–17, nephrite, silver gilt, ruby, sapphire. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Cup, 1908–17 House of Fabergé, Workmaster Henrik Wigström, Cup, 1908–17, nephrite, silver gilt, ruby, sapphire. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Dachshund, undated, smoky agate, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Dachshund, undated House of Fabergé, Dachshund, undated, smoky agate, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Feodor Rückert, Loving Cup, 1899–1908, silver gilt, enamel, garnet, Siberian hardstone. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Feodor Rückert, Loving Cup, 1896–1908 Feodor Rückert, Loving Cup, 1899–1908, silver gilt, enamel, garnet, Siberian hardstone. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Frame, undated, varicolored gold, platinum, enamel, ivory, watercolor. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Frame, undated House of Fabergé, Frame, undated, varicolored gold, platinum, enamel, ivory, watercolor. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Attributed to Cartier, French Bulldog, undated, aventurine quartz, gold, enamel, emerald. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
French Bulldog, undated Attributed to Cartier, French Bulldog, undated, aventurine quartz, gold, enamel, emerald. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Henrik Wigström, workmaster, Vasilii Zuev, miniaturist, Imperial Column Portrait Frame, 1908, gold, diamond, ivory. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Imperial Column Portrait Frame, 1908 House of Fabergé, Henrik Wigström, workmaster, Vasilii Zuev, miniaturist, Imperial Column Portrait Frame, 1908, gold, diamond, ivory. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg, 1903, gold, platinum, diamond, ruby, enamel, bronze, sapphire, watercolor, ivory, rock crystal. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg reverse House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg, 1903, gold, platinum, diamond, ruby, enamel, bronze, sapphire, watercolor, ivory, rock crystal. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg, 1903, gold, platinum, diamond, ruby, enamel, bronze, sapphire, watercolor, ivory, rock crystal. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg, 1903 House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg, 1903, gold, platinum, diamond, ruby, enamel, bronze, sapphire, watercolor, ivory, rock crystal. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Presentation Box, 1899–1908, nephrite, gold, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Imperial Presentation Box House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Presentation Box, 1899–1908, nephrite, gold, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Henrik Wigström, workmaster, Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg, 1912, egg: lapis lazuli, gold, diamond; frame: diamond, gold, platinum or silver, lapis lazuli, watercolor, ivory. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg open House of Fabergé, Henrik Wigström, workmaster, Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg, 1912, egg: lapis lazuli, gold, diamond; frame: diamond, gold, platinum or silver, lapis lazuli, watercolor, ivory. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Henrik Wigström, workmaster, Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg, 1912, egg: lapis lazuli, gold, diamond; frame: diamond, gold, platinum or silver, lapis lazuli, watercolor, ivory. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg House of Fabergé, Henrik Wigström, workmaster, Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg, 1912, egg: lapis lazuli, gold, diamond; frame: diamond, gold, platinum or silver, lapis lazuli, watercolor, ivory. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Katherine Wetzel. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Feodor Rückert, Loving Cup, 1899–1908, silver gilt, enamel, garnet, Siberian hardstone. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Loving Cup, 1899–1908 Feodor Rückert, Loving Cup, 1899–1908, silver gilt, enamel, garnet, Siberian hardstone. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Miniature Easter Egg Pendant, undated,  chalcedony, gold, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Miniature Easter Egg Pendant undated House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Miniature Easter Egg Pendant, undated, chalcedony, gold, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Miniature Easter Egg Pendant, undated, gold, diamond, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Miniature Easter Egg Pendant, undated House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Miniature Easter Egg Pendant, undated, gold, diamond, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Presentation Box, 1899–1908, nephrite, gold, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Peter Carl Fabergé, Imperial Presentation Box, 1899–1908 (2) House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Imperial Presentation Box, 1899–1908, nephrite, gold, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Rabbit Bell Push, 1908–17, silver, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Rabbit Bell Push, 1908–17 House of Fabergé, Rabbit Bell Push, 1908–17, silver, ruby. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Ring Box, before 1899, gold, ruby, silk. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Ring Box House of Fabergé, Mikhail Perkhin, workmaster, Ring Box, before 1899, gold, ruby, silk. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Fedor Afanas'ev, workmaster, Tenth-Anniversary Brooch, 1899–1908, gold, enamel, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Tenth-Anniversary Brooch House of Fabergé, Fedor Afanas'ev, workmaster, Tenth-Anniversary Brooch, 1899–1908, gold, enamel, diamond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
House of Fabergé, Workmaster Erik Kollin, Terrestrial Globe, before 1899, rock crystal, gold. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
Terrestrial Globe House of Fabergé, Workmaster Erik Kollin, Terrestrial Globe, before 1899, rock crystal, gold. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
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