A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1887-1890S

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A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1887-1890s
Ovoid, centring an oval reserve depicting the Resurrection, within a gilt and pink foliate border, the reverse painted with a pewter coloured cross on shaded pink and white ground, within foliate scrolls, the front reserve inscribed in Russian ‘The Resurrection of Christ’, after a design by O.S. Chirikov, apparently unmarked
4¼ in. (11 cm.) high