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A JEWELLED AND ENAMEL GOLD EGG PENDANT
A JEWELLED AND ENAMEL GOLD EGG PENDANT
A JEWELLED AND ENAMEL GOLD EGG PENDANT
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A JEWELLED AND ENAMEL GOLD EGG PENDANT

BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF EDUARD SCHRAMM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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A JEWELLED AND ENAMEL GOLD EGG PENDANT
BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF EDUARD SCHRAMM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890
Ovoid, one side enamelled with a violet flower on green and orange ground, the leaves set with rose-cut diamonds, the reverse decorated with Cyrillic initials 'Kh.V.' for 'Christ is Risen', set with rubies and diamonds, marked on suspension loop
5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) high, excluding suspension loop
Provenance
Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna of Russia (1876-1940).
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974).
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014).
Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia; Doyle, 30 October 2019, lot 119 (part).
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Tradition & Opulence. Easter in Imperial Russia, New York, 2020, pp. 19, 48-49. 
Exhibited
New York, Museum of Russian Icons, Tradition & Opulence. Easter in Imperial Russia, 17 July - 25 October 2020.
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