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Empress Xiaokemin (Wan Rong,) last Qing empress of China. She was married at 16 to Puyi, the final emperor in the Qing dynasty, and would later become the empress of the puppet state Manchukuo in the 1930s and 1940s.


"Alexei, the long-awaited heir to the Romanov dynasty was born to Emperor Nicholas II and the Empress Alexandra Fedorovna in 1904. Unfortunately in 1911 the Heir-Tsarevich fell seriously ill, as he had inherited haemophilia from his mother via the line of Queen Victoria. The Emperor gave this egg to Alexandra to commemorate Alexei's recovery. The body and the cover of the Egg is formed from six segments of the finest lapis lazuli, embellished with gold cagework, eagles, hanging Chinoiserie…