Fabergé Museum: Inclusion and Diversity Perspective

Museum's exhibits with video comments in Russian sign language making a story behind the artefacts accessible for everyone.

Fabergé Imperial Easter Eggs (19th - 20th Centuries) by House of FabergéFabergé Museum

We offer you to enjoy the part Fabergé Museum’s collection followed by commentaries in Russian sign language. This is a part of the Museum's project to create a mobile video guide in Russian sign language for hearing impaired visitors. The video guide is published on the Faberge Museum's Youtube channel and is available for free. Creating an accessible environment for all categories of visitors is one of the priority directions in the Museum's work. The video guide is a completely adapted version of the audio guide with information on all the key exhibits of the Museum collection and total duration of 2 hours, that improves the quality of information about the collection for the hearing impaired visitors. For your convenience, each video is provided with subtitles.

Hen Egg Hen Egg (19th - 20th Centuries) by House of Fabergé, jeweler: Erik KollinFabergé Museum

Hen Egg. The First Imperial Easter Egg. Giſt of the Emperor Alexander III to his wife, Empress Maria Feodorovna, for Easter of 1885. Fabergé turned for inspiration to a French Easter egg dating from the early-18th century in the collection of the Danish royal family, where Maria Feodorovna came from.

Easter egg "Hen"Fabergé Museum

Fiſt eenth Anniversary Egg Fiſt eenth Anniversary Egg (19th - 20th Centuries) by House of Fabergé, workmaster H. Wigström, miniatures by V. ZuevFabergé Museum

The 15-th Anniversary Egg – the Giſt from the Emperor Nicholas II to his wife, Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, for Easter of 1911. Decoration of the Egg reveals all major Events from the Emperor's reign as Tsar. They are precious frames for miniatures, painted in watercolor on ivory and covered with rock crystal.

Easter Egg "Fifteen Years of Reign"Fabergé Museum

Lilies-of-the-Valley Egg Lilies-of-the-Valley Egg (19th - 20th Centuries) by House of Fabergé, workmaster M. Perkhin, miniatures by I. ZeingraphFabergé Museum

Lilies of the Valley Egg – the Giſt from the Emperor Nicholas II to his mother, dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, for Easter of 1898. The egg’s shell is covered in translucent pink guilloché enamel and ornamented with vertical friezes of rose-cut diamonds and pearl lilies of the valley with diamond petals.

Easter egg "Lilies of the valley"Fabergé Museum

Dancing peasant figurine (1910/1910) by UnknownFabergé Museum

These miniature hardstone sculpture, a part of the so-called “traditional Russian types” series, form a particularly valuable group of the House of Fabergé’s famous objets de fantaisie.

Firm of K. Faberge. Dancing Man FigurineFabergé Museum

Table clock with portraits of the youngest sons of the Danish Prince Valdemar (1890/1890) by V. AarneFabergé Museum

Desk timepiece with portraits of the younger sons of Danish prince Valdemar represent an outstanding jewellery work with beautiful miniature watercolour portraits, guilloché enamel and golden decoration.

Tray (1879/1883) by UnknownFabergé Museum

A richly-hued Sayan nephrite plate of the highest quality features gold enamel handles adorned with the monograms of Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna in diamonds.

Dish with monograms of Nicholas II and Alexandra FeodorovnaFabergé Museum

The Judgement of Paris V2 by Constantine MakovskiyFabergé Museum

"The Judgment of Paris" by Konstantin Makovskiy, a historic painter, fashionable portrait artist, creator of genre pieces and one of the most famous artists of the salon-academic trend.

K. Makovsky. The judgment of ParisFabergé Museum

Square of Saint Trinity in Paris by Pierre Auguste RenoirFabergé Museum

Painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, one of the most well-known representatives of impressionism. The artist
uses plein air impressions to masterfully convey the dynamic atmosphere of the big city.

O. Renoir. Square in front of the Church of the Holy Trinity in ParisFabergé Museum

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