Imperial Fabergé Easter Egg Found on Bric-à-brac Stall

The Third Imperial Faberge Easter Egg, Image: Prudence Cuming Associates for  Wartski 2014. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

A scrap metal buyer in the American Mid-West found an Imperial Fabergé Easter Egg, a gift from Tsar Alexander to Marie Feodorovna, in a bric-à-brac stall and sold it to an anonymous buyer for in excess of £20m.