London, South Kensington
27 November 2006
TWO PAPIER-MACHE EGGS
RUSSIAN, SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
The larger egg showing on the obverse Christ rising from the tomb in the presence of an attendant angel, the reverse decorated with the image of a cathedral against gold ground; the smaller egg representing the angel of Christ bearing a cross, with the initials of Christ applied on the other side, against a green background
Large egg: 3 in. (7.75 cm) Small egg: 2¾ in. (7 cm) (2)
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