TWO IMPERIAL PORCELAIN EGGS

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BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1850-1860

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TWO IMPERIAL PORCELAIN EGGS
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1850-1860
Each ovoid, one decorated with plain white reserves finely painted with birds and outlined by flowering branches, on pale yellow ground, the other painted with a butterfly perched on a vine of pink morning glories, on turquoise ground, both unmarked
3¾ in. (8.5 cm.) high and smaller (2)