IMPRESSIVE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL ROYAL CZAR EGG, BYZANTINE DESIGN, MOUNTED IN A VERTICAL POSITION, ATOP A VELVET UPHOLSTERED PLINTH BASE, UPHOLSTERED IN RED VELVET. This is an authentic reproduction of an earlier Faberge design. OVAL PEARL BORDEREDED RESERVES IN BOTH TOP AND BOTTOM SECTION, OPENS TO REVEAL A SUMPTUOUS SATIN LINED INNER COMPARTMENT, THE EXTERIOR OF EGG SET WITH DOZENS OF JEWEL CUT AUSTRIAN GEMSTONES IN CLEAR, SPARKLING, DEEP RUBY COLORS. MADE OF CAST METAL, FILIGREE, VELVET, SATIN AND SEED PEARLS, NATURAL EGG DESIGN. WITHIN THE PLINTH, IS A QUALITY MUSIC BOX, MECHANICAL MOVEMENT, THAT PLAYS "OVER THE RAINBOW",from the MUSICAL "WIZARD OF OZ' AND SOUNDS WONDERFUL, CLEAR, AND SIMPLY CHARMING, AND ONE OF THE FINEST EGGS THAT I HAVE YET TO PRESENT TO OUR COLLECTORS. AUTHENTIC EGG STYLEING. COMES IN A HINGED PRESENTATION CASE, WITH FITTED , PADDED INNER COMPARTMENT. HIDDEN WITHIN THE EGG IS A 18K GOLD PLATED RUBY SLIPPERS Necklace , MOUNTED WITH A PIN BACK AND PLATED IN 22k GOLD, WITH JEWEL CUT AUSTRIAN CRYSTAL RUBY GEMSTONES. HAS FITTED PRESENTATION CASE.
**** Two of Saint Petersbourgs 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. ****