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EGG FROM EGG NECKLACE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Miniature egg attached to necklace. Egg is made of white enamel with an elaborate cap. The enamel is over zigzag turned gold. The cap has a design of swags created by gold and diamonds attached to a ribbed gold collar. The swags have two levels. The lower one is scalloped, and the upper one is more linear with breaks for a change in the pattern.

Object name:
EGG FROM EGG NECKLACE
Made from:
Enamel -- diamonds -- gold
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
early 20th Century
Size:
1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.64.17
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1978