Cockerel (Fabergé egg)

Cockerel Fabergé egg
Year delivered 1900
Customer Empress Maria Feodoronova
Current owner
Individual or institution Viktor Vekselberg
Year of acquisition 2004
Design and materials
Workmaster Michael Perkhin
Materials used gold, diamond, rubies, pearls, enamel
Height 20.3 cm (open)
Surprise A moving bird

The 1900 Cockerel Egg (originally Cukoo Clock Egg) was crafted by Peter Carl Fabergé in his set of 50 Fabergé Eggs. The egg was given by Tsar Nicholas II to Empress Maria Feodoronova as a gift. The egg has a mechanism on the top rear that enables its bird to come out and move.[1][2]

The egg is part of the Viktor Vekselberg Collection, owned by The Link of Times Foundation, and housed in the Fabergé Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia.


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