A UNIQUE DIAMOND-SET, ENAMEL AND TWO-COLOR GOLD MINIATURE EGG

by Faberge, St. Petersburg, 1896-1903, the gold chain, St. Petersburg, 1896-1903, maker's mark MD

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The gold egg decorated on one side with a scarlet heart of translucent enamel with an old mine-cut diamond center and bordered by rose-cut diamonds, the other side enamelled in white with 'Friendship' in Cyrillic on a heart-shaped gold ground enhanced with concentric bands of translucent blue enamel, opening to reveal a double locket of rose and yellow gold, one side fitted with an original photograph of a fox terrier, attached to a gold ropetwist chain