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Faberge: The Forbes Collection Christopher Forbes

Faberge: The Forbes Collection

Christopher Forbes

Published January 18th 2000
ISBN : 9780883638293
Hardcover
288 pages
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Fifth Avenue in New York houses many treats, but one of its more sumptuous offerings is a gem of a museum -- the Forbes Faberge collection. Containing more than 400 objets dart, this tiny museum is a treasure trove of artistic and historicalMoreFifth Avenue in New York houses many treats, but one of its more sumptuous offerings is a gem of a museum -- the Forbes Faberge collection. Containing more than 400 objets dart, this tiny museum is a treasure trove of artistic and historical masterpieces.One hundred and twenty pieces from the Forbes Faberge collection are pictured here, each accompanied by a detailed essay on its significance and history and the artisans who created it. Printed on elegant paper and accompanied by 26 tip-ins, this volume also features genealogies of the European royal families who commissioned most of these pieces.