A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG

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BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1880-1890S

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A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1880-1890s
Ovoid, centring an oval reserve depicting Saint Olga of Kiev in a landscape, depicted full-length holding a cross, probably after a design by M.N. Nesterov, within a green border with gilt foliate bands, the reverse painted with a red cross on salmon pink ground, the front reserve inscribed in Russian 'Sv. Vel. Kng. Olga', unmarked
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high