made between 1908 and 1917
The egg is decorated with a gold Art Nouveau style scroll embellished with a bezel-set ruby. The ground of the egg is engine-turned with a moiré pattern and covered with a very fine translucent white enamel with a golden hue.
Length without suspension ring 21 mm (13/16 in.), width 15 mm (9/16 in.)
This egg is approximately 20% bigger than regular size antique Russian egg pendants.
Marked with 56 zolotnik Imperial gold standard (14K) and maker’s initials.
Condition: minor restoration to enamel on the back.