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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 225

    A gilt necklace suspending forty-one Russian miniature egg-pendants

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    A gilt necklace suspending forty-one Russian miniature egg-pendants
    Including: seven guilloché enamel eggs of various designs, one with red cross on white ground, another with the letters 'XB', one gold with reverse painted crystal intaglio of a mushroom; twenty two hardstone eggs including three of rose quartz, one cornelian, one turquoise, one nephrite jade, two agate, one stained sodalite, one amethyst; six silver eggs; one porcelain egg with blue foliate design; four gold eggs; one hinged with gem decoration; one silver gilt with raised cross; and several of glass; all suspended from a gilt fetter-link neckchain; circa 1890 with various maker's marks, some damaged


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