Russian Imperial style, Musical animated gemstone set CAROUSEL EGG. This Egg is an authentic reproduction of an earlier 19th century Faberge design. Features a complete rotating CAROUSEL, with four gemstone set CAROUSEL HORSES. Each horse is set with different color jewelcut Austrian Crystal Gemstones. Egg itself is set with dozens of clear diamond crystal jewelcut gemstones. Base is hallmarked : "ROMANOV". The Carousel turns as the music plays. Silver plated finish is set with gemstones. Engine turned engraved Sunburst pattern within each Empire wreath. Egg measures approx: 4" wide by 8.5" in height. Set with dozens of jewelcut Austrian gemstones. Top of egg is surmounted with the Romanov Imperial State Crown. Quality key wound music box plays Phantom of the Opera " Music of the Night".. Although not antique it has the appearance of being so.
**** Two of Saint Petersburgs finest Russian Imperial Art Museums have been awarded the commission rights to restore and to produce certain Faberge masterpieces. These museums are working along with regional ateliers, where some of the 19th century designs were first made. Condition is new, and is an authentically reproduced masterpiece of an original Carl Faberge design . Usually sold exclusively in St. Petersburg and Moscow Cathedral, Museum, and Palace gift shops, in Russia. ****