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11 IMPERIAL CUFFLINKS Fabergé, St. Petersburg, circa 1907 Workmaster Henrik Wigström Scratched inventory number 80377 Gold, enamel, diamonds H. ¾ in. LITER ATURE

A. von Solodkoff, The Jewel Album of Tsar Nicholas II and A Collection of Private Photographs of the Russian Imperial Family, London, 1997, no. 267, illustrated p. 37 of the album. Nicholas II, Jewel Album, Archives at the State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin, no. 267, illustrated p. 37. Wartski, Fabergé and the Russian Jewellers, London, 2006, no. 231, p. 88, illustrated p. 79. EXHIBITED

London, Fabergé and the Russian Jewellers, Wartski, 2006, no. 231.

P R I VAT E C OL L E C T ION

These cuff links were purchased by Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna (1847–1928) from Fabergé’s St. Petersburg shop and given to Emperor Nicholas II (1868–1918) on Easter 1907. They were recorded in his gift album in watercolor and captioned,

“From Mama, Easter 1907.” The entry from Nicholas’ album is reproduced below.

Original watercolor from the album of Nicholas II. Courtesy of Alexander von Solodkoff.

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