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Rare Russian Antique Plique-à-Jour Enamel Easter Egg Converting to Egg Cups

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A rare Russian gilded silver and plique-à-jour enamel Easter egg and double egg cups, Moscow, 1908-1917. The double egg cups formed almost entirely of translucent plique-à-jour enamel, decorated with brightly-colored arched panels of translucent enamel in shades of strawberry red, turquoise, cerulean blue, navy blue, lavender, and forest green, the exterior ornamented with applied gilded silver cables and pellets, the interiors fitted with screw-in stands for conversion to two egg cups, struck with initials KO of an unidentified workmaster. Height of egg on stand 6 1/4 in. (15.9cm), height without 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm). Provenance: Christie's Geneva, 15 November 1978, lot 311.

Details

  • Metal
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.25 in. (158.75 mm)
  • Place of Origin
    Russia
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1908-1917
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Redmond, WA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 1011-0291stDibs: JU12010924279

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