Russian Imperial Cameo Music Box Von Weber Overature and inner suprise
RUSSIAN IMPERIAL Music Box EGG. Set with three cameos, on shell pink backrounds. Egg is amazingly carved thru on the sides to give a clover leaf garland effect. Set with jewelcut Austrian gemstones, and gold bead work, Bronze base cabriole legs, finished in 22k gold. Plays the charmingly melodic Carl Maria Von Weber "Overture" from Der Freischutz.
OPENS TO REVEAL AN INNER SURPRISE of a matching Hallmarked Romanov Pink enameled egg pendant, set with jewelcut Austrian Gemstones, with with matching necklace chain and clasp. QUALITY MECHANICAL WIND UP MOVEMENT PLAYS Carl Maria Von Weber "Overture" from Der Freischutz. An absolutely charming and melodic tune.
MEASURES APPROX 6" IN HEIGHT. Comes with a fitted and hinged presentation case.
**** Two of Saint Petersburgs finest Russian Imperial Art Museums have been awarded the commission rights to restore and to produce certain Russian Imperial 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 Romanov design . Usually sold exclusively in St. Petersburg and Moscow Cathedral, Museum, and Palace gift shops, in Russia. ****