London, South Kensington
26 November 2002
A porcelain Easter egg
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
Ovoid, with two impressed and ciselé crowned cyphers of Maria Feodorovna, with similarly decorated with strapwork design around the apertures, on pink ground, apparently unmarked, in later fitted case
4½in. (11.4cm.) high
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