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EGG

Made by: 11th Artel

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Both halves of the Easter egg are decorated with elaborate designs in filigree enamel. On front, in gold, against translucent turquoise, are the Cyrillic letters Kh V for Christ is risen. Silver gilt globules are attached to wires which outline the floral motifs of variously colored enamels.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
EGG
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Moscow
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.98.1-2
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION kokoshnik right (1908-1917), delta for Moscow, 84, 11A; inside written in ink ts.r. in Cyrillic (price in rubles) 21 R
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973