Faberge Museum to be opened in Moscow

K. Faberge. The Easter egg. Collection of the Link of Time Fund

Faberge museum will be opened in Moscow in 2012. It will exhibit the unique collection of works from a workshop by the court jeweler. The founder of a new museum will be the Link of Times Fund belonging to Victor Vekselberg, Chairman of the board of directors of the Russian Aluminum Incorporation.

The Link of Times Fund has over 500 exhibits. It has the largest collection of items from Faberge workshop including the collection of Easter eggs redeemed in 2004 from the Forbs family. Victor Vekselberg’s fund is going to exhibit some part of the collection in Vatican in 2009, and in 2010 to open the exposition of Faberge in St. Petersburg, in the halls of the restored Shuvalov Palace.

The permanent exposition of works by the masters of Faberge workshop is to be opened in Moscow in 2012. Nowadays there is only the information that the new museum will be open in the centre of the capital and will be well modernized. Other details of the project are not disclosed.

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