Lecture
Fabergé and the goldmaking tradition of Russia

Thursday 11 January 2018,
13.30–14.30
BP Lecture Theatre
Free, booking essential

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Peter Carl Fabergé is considered by many to be the high point of Russian craftsmanship in gold and enamel.

In this talk, Caroline de Guitaut, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts in the Royal Collection, examines the influence and inspiration of ancient Scythian goldwork on Fabergé’s work.


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Caroline de Guitaut with the Basket of Flowers Egg by Fabergé, 1901. Photo: Royal Collection Trust.