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A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG
PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTOR, PART IV
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 dark magenta egg painted and impressed with the gilt ciselé cypher of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna beneath the 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. 52, no. 16. For another similar egg, see Exhibition Catalogue, 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. 106, no. 93.

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