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A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG
PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTOR, PART II
A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890S

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A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890s Ovoid, centring an oval panel depicting Saint Gabriel carrying a lily, within a gilt ciselé border, after a painting by T.A. Neff, the reverse with a gilt ciselé Greek cross with a gilt sunburst, on a bronze colour ground, unmarked 4¾ in. (12 cm.) high

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For a nearly identical Easter egg, see G. Oistrakh and A. Tishchenko, Imperatorskie Farforovye Paskhalnye Iajtsa, Moscow, 2008, pp. 166-[167], no. 70.

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