A painted papier-mach lacquer Easter Egg

RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A painted papier-mach lacquer Easter Egg

Russia, late 19th century

Ovoid, in two halves, one painted with the Resurrection, the interior with the Slavonic inscription 'Christ is Risen', the other with a view of a Cathedral, within rims of gilt scrolls on red ground, tan interiors, apparently unmarked

4.7/8in. (12.4cm.) high