Fine Arts: A study in eggcellence as Fabergé fever takes hold in London

Christie’s upcoming sale of stunning pieces from the Harry Woolf Collection is a veritable feast of opulence

21st November, 2021
Fine Arts: A study in eggcellence as Fabergé fever takes hold in London
Fabergé egg, of jewelled and enamelled gold mounted jasper (£30,000-£50,000)

A new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum celebrates Fabergé fever in late 19th-century London: Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution (running November 20 to May 8). Those with an inclination to buy should log on to Christie’s forthcoming sale of stunning pieces from the Harry Woolf Collection.

In 1988, Woolf visited his newly-retired father, who was whiling away his days watching pretty average television. He determined to find a hobby so...

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