Impressive Russian Imperial Louis XV style Bow with Enamel Egg Pendant Parure Necklace. Bow is set with dozens of crystal diamond gemstones. Hallmarked .
Egg itself is enameled a translucent ruby red, with nickel free 22K Gold finished fittings, measures 1", set within the trellis pattern are jewel cut Austrian gemstones. Matching 20"heavy linked chain adjusts to a further 3", making a 23" length necklace. Has lobster claw clasp.
***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 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.***