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Report: Egg Seized From Russian Yacht Was a 'Fauxbergé'

Experts agree find is unlikely to be lost imperial egg worth millions: 'WSJ'

(Newser) - Experts were understandably skeptical when the Justice Department announced in July that it had possibly found a Fabergé egg on a seized Russian yacht . Fifty-two jeweled Easter eggs were commissioned for the Russian Imperial family from 1885 to 1916, with 50 of those delivered before the monarchy was toppled in...

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Inside Seized Russian Yacht, an 'Interesting' Find

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco says alleged Faberge egg was recovered

(Newser) - US law enforcement officials who seized a Russian oligarch's $300 million yacht found what could be considered the ultimate symbol of opulence inside: an alleged Fabergé egg. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco told the Aspen Security Forum on Wednesday that the jeweled egg was one of the more "...

Expert: Fabergé Exhibit Has Fakes

Art dealer calls Russian museum's display shameful

(Newser) - Saying that it's displaying at least 20 fakes, an art dealer has called on Russia's Hermitage to close its Fabergé exhibit. "I want this show to be closed and forgotten, and that’s it," Andre Ruzhnikov wrote to the museum. "You cannot subject the Hermitage...

Scrap Dealer Finds Famed Faberge Egg at Flea Market

Midwest discovery is worth millions

(Newser) - There's good luck—and then there's the case of the scrap-metal dealer who found one of the eight missing Faberge imperial eggs at a flea market in the American Midwest. A London antique dealer said the man bought the egg for about $14,000, thinking he could make...

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