BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, LATE 19TH CENTURY AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY, AND OTHER

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four porcelain easter eggs

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Four porcelain easter eggs
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, late 19th century and early 20th century, and other
Ovoid, the largest with an oval medallion containing a depiction of St. Mary Magdalene within gilt border after a drawing by Ossip Chirikov, on reverse an oval medallion with cross containing Christ, within gilt borders on green gounds, the sides with gilt, red and blue stylized floral design on white ground; another with stylized flowers on blue ground with yellow star at the top aperture; another with scroll and geometric motif in red, white and brown on blue ground; the smallest with an oval medallion of Christ in Blessing within gilt ciselé border, the reverse with ciselé cherubs and Russian inscription 'Khristos Voskrese!', apparently unmarked
4½in. (11.5cm.) high and smaller (4)