A RED LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGG

RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A RED LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGG
RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Ovoid, the front depicting Saint Tsar Constantine, the reverse depicting the Resurrection of Christ, within bands of gilt scrolling foliage, the interior inscribed in Russian 'From the Moscow Old Believers accepting the Priesthood', unmarked


6¼ in. (16 cm.) high