A RED LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGG

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RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A RED LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGG
RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Ovoid, the front centring an oval panel depicting Saint Alexis the Man of God, with painted Russian inscription, the reverse with oval panel depicting the Resurrection of Christ, within a red border with bands of gilt scrolling foliage, unmarked
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.)