Art of Faberge by JohnBooth Online

Art of Faberge
Title : Art of Faberge
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ISBN : 9781555214432
Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 192

Faberge -- the name conjures up images of unbelievable splendor and unimaginable opulence. Court Jeweler to the Tsars, his inspiration came from Gothic, Renaissance, French Empire, Old Russian and Far East styles. Over 150 superb full-color illustrations reveal the range of Faberge's technical brilliance. They demonstrate, from Imperial Easter Egg to humble cigarette box,Faberge -- the name conjures up images of unbelievable splendor and unimaginable opulence. Court Jeweler to the Tsars, his inspiration came from Gothic, Renaissance, French Empire, Old Russian and Far East styles. Over 150 superb full-color illustrations reveal the range of Faberge's technical brilliance. They demonstrate, from Imperial Easter Egg to humble cigarette box, why every object produced by the Faberge workshops bears the unmistakable stamp of outstanding craftsmanship.


Art of Faberge Reviews

  • April-Jane Rowan

    This is the best book on the house of Fabergé that I have read so far. It starts from the beginning, telling of Carl Fabergé’s early career and how he found his inspiration before beginning to make the pieces that would make him famous world wide. It also briefly tells of the fall of Russia's royalty and in turn the fall of the house of Fabergé. It balances information and pictures perfectly, going through the whole range of Fabergé’s beautiful craftsmanship. I particular liked the photo [...]