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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Rhinoceros

Overview

Creator: Fabergé (jeweller)
Creation Date: 
c. 1900
Materials: 
Chalcedony, diamonds
Dimensions: 
3.2 x 6.0 x 1.9 cm
RCIN 
40018
Reference(s): 
XQGF 1995 285
XQGF 2003 109
Acquirer: Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
Provenance: 
Probably acquired by Queen Alexandra; in the Royal Collection by 1953
Description:

A small rhinoceros carved in chalcedony with rose diamond eyes. One of three rhinoceroses by Fabergé in the Royal Collection.

Further details

Category: 
Fabergé