A GOLD GEM-SET ENAMEL MINIATURE EASTER EGG
BY FABERGE, WORKMASTER OSCAR PIHL
ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890. One side decorated with enamelled crossed flags, the poles set with rose-cut diamonds, a chased rope tied to an anchor enamelled with Foros, on the opposite side, marked on the ring and on the link. The Foros, Tsar Nicholas IIs private yacht, was docked at Sebastopol in the Crimea. He was in the habit of saihng oji the Vlcht while on holiday at the seaside Palace Livadia.