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EASTER EGG WITH THE DESCENT INTO LIMBO

Made by: Lukutin Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

Surface is lacquered blue with a many colored scene of the Descent into Limbo on the front and the standing figure of a saint on back. Scroll border is in gold and beneath figure of the saint an inscription. narrow silver gilt band. Blue silk cord and tassel.

Category:
lacquerware
Object name:
EASTER EGG WITH THE DESCENT INTO LIMBO
Made from:
Lacquer -- papier mâché -- oil paint -- tempera -- silk
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
35.15
Class:
LACQUER
Signature marks:
MARK crossed anchors and sceptre (for St. Petersburg before 1896); same combined with 84; ES (for Erik Strand); inscription: Martyr Saint Tsaritsa ?
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973