A Miniature Nephrite Easter Egg Pendant by Carl Fabergé

St Petersburg, c.1900


in the form of an elephant carved from Siberian nephrite suspended from its trunk, its eyes set with rose cut diamonds.

Length: 2cm

This egg pendant was exhibited as part of the exhibition ‘Fabergé and the Russian Jewellers’ hosted at Wartski in 2006, number 105.

Fabergé used six different types of nephrite taken from boulders found alongside the river Onot in Siberia.