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EGG

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Egg is machine made. On one side in an oval is the figure of Christ, thre quarters length, facing three quarter to the left, nude, nailed to the cross, seen from below, vague cloud shapes below, on a light brown ground. Rest of the egg is painted a dark reddish brown, with a band around the middle of abstract leaves in light brown and another vertical band of the same in the upper half. Slightly flattened on the bottom so thaat it will stand on a table. Egg opens nothing inside, a hole in the top through which passes a cord for suspension.

Category:
woodwork
Object name:
EGG
Made from:
Wood
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.64.1-2
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Rodion Cantacuzene, 1980