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

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1890-1900S

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A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1890-1900s
Ovoid, the front of the sang de boeuf glazed body painted and impressed with the gilt ciselé cypher of the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna beneath an Imperial crown, unmarked
3½ in (9 cm.) high

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For a similar egg, see T. Kudriavtseva and H. Whitbeck, Russian Imperial Easter Eggs, London, 2001, p. 46, no. 12, and G. Oistrakh and A. Tishchenko, Imperatorskie Farforovye Paskhalnye Iajtsa, Moscow, 2008, pp. 62-63, no. 8, 9. For another similar egg, also see Imperial Easter Eggs: a Collection of Porcelain Easter Eggs from the Collection of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, the Royal Danish Collections at Amalienborg Palace and the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Copenhagen, 1994, p. 115, no. 90.

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