BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1885

A porcelain Easter egg

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A porcelain Easter egg
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, circa 1885
Ovoid, with two impressed and ciselé crowned cyphers of Alexander III, the upper apperture with similar decoration in a cruciform design, the lower with gilt stylized flowerhead, on brown ground, apparently unmarked, in later fitted case
4½in. (11.4cm.) high