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Russian Imperial Buttercup Bee Box

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Price: $65.00
Member Price: $58.50

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Description

Our charming Russian Imperial Buttercup Bee Box is adapted from Cornflowers and Buttercups, an original flower study in rock crystal, gold, enamel, and gemstones, made by Peter Carl Fabergs (Russian, 18461920) studios about 1900. This objet dart features a bee perched atop a golden buttercup.

Produced in cooperation with the British Royal Collection, and made expressly for the Metropolitan Museum in the United States.

Gold overlay, hand enameled, with crystals. 1 1/8'' H; 2'' diam.

  • Gold overlay, hand enameled, with crystals
  • 1 1/8'' H2'' diam.

Art History

Peter Carl Faberg (Russian, 18461920) revolutionized the way jewelry was evaluated in Russian society by emphasizing creativity and workmanship over the use of precious stones and metals. His studio produced a wide variety of objets d'art, including magnificent jewelry and clocks, as well as enamel cigarette cases, boxes, and frames. His ultimate achievement is a series of jeweled Easter eggs created for the czars Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia.

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Description

Our charming Russian Imperial Buttercup Bee Box is adapted from Cornflowers and Buttercups, an original flower study in rock crystal, gold, enamel, and gemstones, made by Peter Carl Fabergs (Russian, 18461920) studios about 1900. This objet dart features a bee perched atop a golden buttercup.

Produced in cooperation with the British Royal Collection, and made expressly for the Metropolitan Museum in the United States.

Gold overlay, hand enameled, with crystals. 1 1/8'' H; 2'' diam.





  • Gold overlay, hand enameled, with crystals
  • 1 1/8'' H2'' diam.




Art History

Peter Carl Faberg (Russian, 18461920) revolutionized the way jewelry was evaluated in Russian society by emphasizing creativity and workmanship over the use of precious stones and metals. His studio produced a wide variety of objets d'art, including magnificent jewelry and clocks, as well as enamel cigarette cases, boxes, and frames. His ultimate achievement is a series of jeweled Easter eggs created for the czars Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia.


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