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England, circa 1996. Rare Centennial Theo Faberge Olympic Egg from the St Petersburg Russian Collection crystal, sterling silver and 24 carat gold, the egg comes housed in original gilt octagonal shaped presentation box. This egg is marked 120 out of an edition of 500. Height of box 10", diameter 6.5" Height of egg 8.5".
Note: From the Theo Faberge website: The Olympic Egg celebrates the historic 100th Anniversary of the Birth of the Modern Olympic Games and the high ideals associated with the Olympic movement of promoting world peace through friendly sporting competition. The Egg also celebrates Atlanta as the host to this great anniversary and the last games of the twentieth century.
This Egg draws its inspiration from both the ancient and modern movement. The Olympic flame adorns the Egg as a light to peace and goodwill. The symbol of Atlanta is found in the Phoenix rising. The surprise is the sterling arena where all the athletes come together, inset is the likeness of the1896 winner's medal a symbol of excellence and achievement.
Provenance: From the Estate of Mrs. Charlotte Topping Smith of Atlanta, Georgia.
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Rare Centennial 1996 Olympics Faberge Egg, 120/500

Estimate $1,500 - $3,000Oct 17, 2015
Starting Price $700
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