Russian Imperial Empress Musical Carousel Egg plays Fur Elise, pendant necklace
Russian Imperial style Musical Animated Carousel Egg with Case. Extremely detailed masterpiece, with dozens of jewel cut Austrian gemstones. Numerous elaborate 22k gold plate bronze mounts, with matching Cabriole leg base stand. Natural egg design. Enameled a rich creamy marble white color with gold mounted accents.
When the crown finial is wound, the quality mechanical movement plays Beethovens FUR ELISE , a classic melody. The horses rotate in animation as the music plays.
This Imperial Egg is from our new "Designer Classics" Line, being from the "Joy Gain" Collection, and is available now in an extremely limited edition.
Included is a Egg Pendant Necklace, set with jewel cut crystal gemstones, and enameled a Ruby Red, with hallmarked IF tag.
Measures approx 5.75" in height by 2.5" wide by 2.5" deep. Several decorated panels open manually to reveal the inner Carousel. Pierced upper section of egg. Comes with presentation case.
***Historic Notes: The Hermitage Museum is in the Winter Palace, being two of St. Petersburg's finest Art Museums. The museum Collection Gift Shop currently offers many Easter Eggs, Pendant Necklaces, Jewelry & carved stone bouquets, all inspired by the majestic art "in the style of Faberge", which their modern craftsmen now create.In decades past necklaces and many other items by "I.Faberge, or I.F. (Igor, grandson of Carl Faberge) were also offered.***