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Egg from Egg Necklace

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Jewelry Case


About this object

Miniature egg attached to necklace. Egg is made of white enamel with an elaborate cap. The enamel is over zig zag turned gold. The cap has a design of swags created by gold and diamonds attached to a ribbed gold collar. The swags have two levels. The lower one is scalloped, and the upper one is more linear with breaks for a change in the pattern.

Category:
JEWELRY
Object name:
Egg from Egg Necklace
Made from:
Enamel -- diamonds -- gold
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
Early 20th c.
Size:
overall __0.69 IN
overall __1.75 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.64.17
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1978
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"