made between 1908 and 1917
A gold mounted carved muted pink & black Siberian rhodonite miniature egg pendant.
Marked on the suspension ring with 56 zolotnik Imperial gold standard (14K) and maker’s initials.
Rhodonite was a fashionable stone in the early 1900s. Major Russian jewelers of the Tsarist Court like Faberge, Bolin, Khan, and Koehli extensively used Siberian rhodonite in their jewelry and objets d’art.
Height 22 mm (7/8 in.)