An exhibition of the Imperial Easter eggs: 1902.




    Imperial Presentation porcelain Easter egg with two-tone gilded double-headed eagle, made at the Imperial Porcelain Factory in St. Petersburg around 1890.


    Height 3 3/4 in. (9,5 cm)


    A similar egg but with cobalt blue ground and gilded branches from the Goop collection is illustrated in 'Kostbare Ostereier aus dem Zarenreich', Vaduz-Munich, 1998.







    The Imperial eagle is flanked by two ribbon-tied silvered laurel branches.












    LARGE Imperial presentation porcelain Easter egg painted with cipher of empress Alexandra Feodorovna ( 'A F' cipher in Old Slavonic script beneath Imperial crown) and the date '1915' in gold .





    The egg has unusual matt glaze which resembles a real egg shell.






    Russian Empress Maria Feodorovna 1917 Imperial presentation porcelain Easter egg for sale
    A Russian Imperial Presentation Porcelain Easter Egg 1917  


    painted with a gold cypher of empress Maria Feodorovna

    (mother of tsar Nicholas II) - interlaced ribbon formed Cyrillic letters 'М ' and ' Ф ' beneath Imperial crown.

    Made at the Imperial porcelain factory in St Petersburg.

    This is a rare dated egg from the final year of the Romanov dynasty 304 year reign.

    Russian porcelain Easter egg dated 1917

    Russian Royal porcelain egg with Imperial cypher

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    Portrait of Russian Empress Maria Feodorovna, Romanov Royal Family
    Russian Empress Maria Feodorovna


    Imperial Presentation Porcelain Easter Egg, circa 1890, the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, covered with dark red and lilac glaze known as sang de boeuf (ox blood) with a slip creating pale blue highlights, decorated with the gilded cipher of Empress Maria Feodorovna (mother of Nicholas II). The matte gold cipher 'MF' is partially polished and etched for extra texture. Height 4 in. (10 cm). Excellent condition.


    Very Rare Imperial presentation porcelain Easter egg with cipher of Nicholas II, the Imperial Porcelain Factory, circa 1900. Height 3 5/8 in. (9 cm). Diameter 3 in. (7,5 cm). Very heavy for its size, thickly potted porcelain egg covered with red glaze (known as ox blood) and decorated with gilded Imperial cipher 'H II'. Condition: minor gilt loss.

    This egg was personally given by the Emperor on Easter Day.

    Pierced at both ends for a silk ribbon attachment.





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