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MINIATURE EGG

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The egg is carved from amethyst. The ring at the top is made in gold.

Category:
gems
Object name:
MINIATURE EGG
Made from:
Amethyst -- gold
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
ca. 1900
Size:
0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.2
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK on ring: 56 for gold standard, AB for unknown essayer, another mark in a rectangle Sh K (?)in cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"