Fabergé Eggs by Victor MayerBook - 2015
Provides a full and richly illustrated catalogue of all the Faberge egg objects produced in the Victor Mayer manufactoryNow for the first time, all pieces produced in Pforzheim are arranged art historically and presented in one volumeFaberge eggs are the embodiment of masterly goldsmithing and luxury gifts. These precious items, produced by Peter Carl Faberge between 1885 and 1916 for the Russian tsar family and other buyers, still fascinate to this day through their craftsmanly precision, their valuable materials and their history. From 1990 to 2009 the Faberge tradition was continued by the Pforzheim jewelry manufacturer Victor Mayer. As artificer of Faberge jewelry, the company, founded in 1890, manufactured precious everyday items and the famous Faberge egg objects using contemporary designs. Victor Mayer demonstrated traditional handcraft techniques with skill and mastery, resulting in the high quality of these historical objects.This book provides a full and richly illustrated catalogue of all the Faberge egg objects produced in the Victor Mayer manufactory. The attention lies with the stylistic development and the iconography of the pieces, the company histories of the House of Faberge as well as of the artificer Victor Mayer."
Publisher: Stuttgart :, Arnoldsche Art Publishers,, 2015, ©2015.
Branch Call Number: 739. 2092 MAY K
Characteristics: 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 28 cm.