ARTS & CULTURE
12/15/2010 05:21 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

French Customs Agents Seize 354 Fake Faberge Eggs : NPR

French customs agents have uncovered a nest of 354 bejeweled eggs and declared them counterfeit copies of the famed Faberge collection. Customs officials said Tuesday that agents seized the eggs, coming from Russia, on Nov. 15 after suspecting they may be fake -- despite a stamp on the boxes showing a two-headed eagle, the symbol of the imperial crown of Russia for which the original Faberge eggs were made in the 1800s.

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