BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, MID-19TH CENTURY AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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four porcelain easter eggs

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Four porcelain easter eggs
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, mid-19th Century and early 20th Century
Ovoid, the largest with shaped medallion with Saint Prince Mikhail Tverskoi within gilt ciselé and blue border, the reverse with green, gilt and brown red foliate scroll; another with four interconnected cartouches with various flowers and foliage on cream ground with green borders; another egg with two shaped oval medallions with gilt star of Bethlehem and the Chalice of Salvation within gilt scroll borders, the sides with gilt foliate sprays on deep green ground with gilt apertures; the smallest with a gilt crowned black Imperial double-headed eagle, the centre with the shield with Saint George and the dragon, on yellow ground, apparently unmarked
4¼in. (10.8cm.) high and smaller (4)