A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE EGG

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APPARENTLY NO MAKER'S MARK, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900

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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE EGG
APPARENTLY NO MAKER'S MARK, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900
Ovoid, the hinged upper section applied with openwork gold mount accented by cabochon rubies and opening to reveal a void interior, marked on mount and loop, also with French import marks
1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) high