Humboldt Penguin (Primary Title)

Fabergé firm, Russian, 1842 - 1917 (Manufacturer)

Archives
ca. 1900
Russian
obsidian, diamonds
Russia
Overall: 2 7/8 × 1 3/4 × 2 in. (7.3 × 4.45 × 5.08 cm)
47.20.255
K. Fabergé in Latin script engraved under one foot, scratched inventory number 17760
Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt
Fabergé Revealed, Palace Museum, Beijing, China, April 16 - July 17, 2016

Fabergé: Jeweler to the Tsars, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, June 20 – September 27, 2015

Fabergé Revealed, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14, 2014 - May 25, 2015

Fabulous Fabergé, Jeweler to the Czars, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 14 - October 12, 2014

Fabergé Revealed, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 22 - September 29, 2013

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, Detroit Institute of Art, October 14, 2012 - January 21, 2013
Von Habsburg, Géza, et al. Fabergé Revealed at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. New York: Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc., with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2011. Exhibition catalog. (cat. no. 94, illus p. 204-205).

Lesley, Parker. Faberge. Richmond, VA: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1976. (cat. no. 25, illus p. 32).
Image released via Creative Commons CC-BY-NC

Some object records are not complete and do not reflect VMFA's full and current knowledge. VMFA makes routine updates as records are reviewed and enhanced.