Russian Imperial style Egg & matching Egg Pendant Necklace. Egg is cast of heavy metal, with 22k gold finished mountings, over an opaque Midnight Black enameling. Central Russian Double Eagle over a ruby red enameled oval frame. Surmounted with the Romanov Imperial crown. Set with dozens of jewel cut Austrian crystal gemstones. This egg is set with our highest quality gemstones. Inner creamy white marbled interior reveals a matching Egg Pendant necklace, featuring jewelcut Austrian oval diamond crystals. Egg itself measures approx: 6.5" in height and is adapted from the Carl Faberge design for the 1903 Royal Danish Egg for Empress Marie Feodorovna . Matching three lions rampant base. Also included is satin lined gift box. Box has hinged lid engraved with the Gold Engraved Romanov Double Headed Crowned Eagle, magnetic catch. Condition is new. Quality MUSIC BOX movement plays the classic Beethoven "Fur Elise".
**** 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. ****