A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL EGG CUP

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MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT G? (CYRILLIC), TOWN MARK INDISTINCT, CIRCA 1890

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A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL EGG CUP
MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT G? (CYRILLIC), TOWN MARK INDISTINCT, CIRCA 1890
With stylised hen handle, the sides with shaded enamel flowers on a red ground, the foot decorated with bands of white and powder blue beads and dark blue drop motifs, the upper body with Cyrillic inscription engraved around a silver-gilt band centred by a vacant cartouche, the rim with blue border
2¼ in. (6 cm.) high