Nicholas Nicholson, Curator Another Narrow Escape Princess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia had only thirty minutes to pack her things and leave the castle of Altenburg in Germany where she had lived since 1938. The Soviet forces could arrive at any moment. If she were captured, [...]
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On April 22nd, the Russian History Museum's Executive Director Michael Perekrestov and Curator Nick Nicholson presented this inaugural livestream event. Their discussion was centered around a striking silver presentation box by the firm of Fabergé, decorated with Egyptian figures, enameled coats of [...]
On Thursday, April 15, the Russian History Museum presented its inaugural Collecting Stories conversation. Collecting Stories is a new program in which curator Nick Nicholson and other members of RHM staff are able to have live, in-person conversations with collectors, curators, scholars, and notable members of the Russian [...]
On April 10th, Deputy Surveyor of The Queen’s Works of Art at Royal Collection Trust Caroline de Guitaut presented "Fabergé: From the Romanovs to Royalty. Assembling the British Royal Collection of a Russian Master Goldsmith." This presentation was part of the Russian History Museum's [...]
The Russian History Museum is pleased to announce that April's online programming is dedicated to exploring the artistry and genius of the court jeweler to the tsars, the Firm of Karl Fabergé. Three programs will focus on the work of the firm, highlighting a masterpiece [...]
Collecting Stories: The McFerrin Fabergé Collection An exclusive online conversation The McFerrin Fabergé Collection, currently numbering over 600 pieces, is among the largest private collections of Fabergé in the world. Join us for an exclusive conversation with Dorothy McFerrin and Jennifer McFerrin-Bohner, collectors and keepers [...]
Unlocking Baron Mestmacher's Fabergé Coffer Livestream chat Among our museum's most striking pieces is a silver presentation box by the firm of Fabergé, decorated with Egyptian figures, enameled coats of arms, and an engraved dedication to Baron Mestmacher. What's the story behind this coffer? Who [...]
Fabergé: From the Romanovs to Royalty. Assembling the British Royal Collection of a Russian Master Goldsmith An online lecture by Caroline de Guitaut The British Royal Collection contains the pre-eminent collection of works by the Russian master goldsmith and jeweler, Carl Fabergé. In scale, quality, [...]
On September 12, jewelry dealer and Russian specialist Marie Betteley introduced her forthcoming book Beyond Fabergé, Imperial Russian Jewelry, set to be released in October 2020. A lavishly illustrated systematic survey of all the leading jewelers and silver masters of Imperial Russia, Beyond [...]
Beyond Faberge: Imperial Russian Jewelry An online lecture by Marie Betteley Be the first to join jewelry dealer and Russian specialist Marie Betteley as she introduces her forthcoming book Beyond Fabergé, Imperial Russian Jewelry, set to be released next month. A lavishly illustrated systematic survey of [...]