Russian Imperial Style Czar Coronation Coach. Enameled in a Peach Marbling and set with 22k gold beading and gem cut Austrian gemstone crystals, with a porcelain rose mount. Hinged top opens to reveal satin lined inner compartment, that holds the surprise of a Imperial egg pendant, enameled in a translucent gold guilloche with a 20" matching necklace. Measures approx 2.5" tall by 3" in width. 22k gold plated wheels and chassis. Comes in hinged lined 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, frames, & carved nephrite bouquets, all inspired by the majestic art of the 19th century, "in the style of Faberge", which their modern craftsmen now create. In decades past necklaces and other items by "I.F." (Igor, grandson of Carl Faberge) were also offered. Usually sold exclusively in St Petersburg and Moscow Cathedral, Museum, and Palace gift shops.***