30 November 2015
FIVE PORCELAIN EASTER EGGS
RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Ovoid, two depicting the Resurrection of Christ, one Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, one Saint Sergius of Radonezh, one Saint Helen, some with later silk ribbons, apparently unmarked
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high and smaller
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For a similar egg depicting Saint Helen, see G. Oistrakh and A. Tishchenko, Imperatorskie Farforovye Paskhalnye Iajtsa, Moscow, 2008, pp. 106-107, no. 40.
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