A GROUP OF NINE PORCELAIN AND LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGGS

SOME BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY AND LUKUTIN FACTORY, RUSSIA, LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A GROUP OF NINE PORCELAIN AND LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGGS
SOME BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY AND LUKUTIN FACTORY, RUSSIA, LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY
All ovoid, one depicting Christ, the reverse with gilt decorations on green ground; two eggs decorated with gilt cypher of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna beneath the Imperial crown; two eggs finely painted with birds on blossoming branches; two eggs with gilt geometric patterns on pink and white grounds; one small egg painted with chickens and cockerels; one papier-maché egg depicting an angel, the papier-maché egg marked
4 in. (10.2 cm.) high and smaller