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The Most Lavish Fabergé Eggs, Ranked By Decadence  

Damon Davis
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List Rules Vote up the fancy eggs fit for a Tsar.

Crafted for the Russian Imperial Family and a few wealthy non-royals between 1885 and 1917, the legendary Fabergé Eggs, which could be opened to reveal an equally-exquisite surprise inside, have come to personify old-world elegance and conspicuous consumption.

For your voting pleasure, we've compiled a list of over fifty of these miniature masterpieces, comprising the bulk of those that have survived the vagaries of history. Vote up the ones you'd give pride of place on your bedside table in the Winter Palace.

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Gatchina Palace (1901)
Gatchina Palace (1901) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Lavish Fabergé Eggs, Ranked By Decadence
Photo: Walters Art Museum/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain
Fabulous?
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Imperial Coronation (1897)
Imperial Coronation (1897) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Lavish Fabergé Eggs, Ranked By Decadence
Photo: Miguel Hermoso Cuesta/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0
Fabulous?
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Memory Of Azov (1891)
Memory Of Azov (1891) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Lavish Fabergé Eggs, Ranked By Decadence
Photo: Stan Shebs/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0
Fabulous?
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Mosaic (1914)
Mosaic (1914) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Lavish Fabergé Eggs, Ranked By Decadence
Photo: Jafd88/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 4.0
Fabulous?