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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0810949539, Hardcover)They stand elegant and exquisite, casually placed in simple crystal vases, primula, narcissus, a dandelion, a branch of blueberries. They invite us to touch their arched leaves. If we do, we find they are not plucked from the dew at dawn but made of gold, jewels and enamels. Faberg created these remarkably delicate flowers and fruits from botanical
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"Faberge Flowers tells the story of Faberge 's botanical pieces for the first time. This beautiful book, written by a group of scholars in the field of Russian decorative arts and cultural history, illuminates the lost world of Faberge 's collectors, and presents a selection of superb examples of these objects of fantasy. Richly illustrated with photographs of Faberge work now in museums and private collections, including that of Queen Elizabeth II of England, the book will enthrall lovers of the decorative arts and will fascinate anyone interested in European cultural history."--BOOK JACKET.
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