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RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STYLE ANIMATED MUSICAL EGG. ABSOLUTLEY ONE OF THE FINEST EGGS I HAVE EVER OFFERED. SIMPLY ELEGANT. EGG STANDS ON MOUNTED VELVET UPHOLSTERED BASE, Silver Plated FOOTED BASE BENEATH. AUTHENTIC EGG STYLE. IRIDESCENT OPAL FINISH. JEWEL AND SEED PEARL SETTINGS. REMINISCENT OF THE EGGS DESIGNED BY THE FAMOUS COURT JEWELER,COMMISSIONED BY THE LAST TWO ROMANOV TZARS. DOORs OPEN TO REVEAL AN INNER COMPARTMENT, COMPLETELY FINISHED IN A Sparkling finish BACKROUND, FEATURING A BALLERINA, IN PEACH OUTFIT. WHEN THE FINE MUSICAL MOVEMENT PLAYS, THE BALLERINA TURNS WITHIN THE EGG. COMES WITH A LARGE FITTED,HINGED AND PADDED PRESENTATION CASE. PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKYS "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy". BEAUTIFUL SOUNDING QUALITY key wound mechanical MUSICAL MOVEMENT. Top of the egg has a finial in the shape of a pair of Ballet Slippers ! MEASURES APPROX 6 1/4" TALL. Although not antique it has the appearance of being so. ****Condition is new, however , and is an authorized authentic reproduction masterpiece of the original Carl Faberge design. Artisans from the Hermitage and Winter Palace museums and others, upon commission, will replicate a work of art or painting. (A similar original Egg was originally presented by Tsar Nicolas II to his mother Empress Marie Feodorovna in 1903). Usually sold exclusively in St. Petersburg, Odessa and Moscow Cathedral, Museum and Palace gift shops. ****

**** 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. ****

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