(1) FABERGE eggs__ The 'Resurrection' Faberge Egg by Faberge ca 1887. Made of yellow gold, rock crystal, rose-cut diamonds, pearls, brilliant diamonds and various colored enamels. It is one of Faberge's masterpieces and the only one to reference the Easter story. It has been postulated the the 'Resurrection' egg is the missing surprise from the 'Renaissance' egg. The theory is supported by not bearing an inventory number.
A recent unclassified discovery of a resurrection egg has brought speculation that the resurrection egg could have been the original surprise. It follows the same contour as the renaissance egg and is said to fit exactly within March Newsletter 2013 | MCCARTHEY GALLERY March Newsletter 2013 | RUSSIAN IMPRESSIONISM