Jewellery and Accessories

Easter egg with basket and swan

    Easter egg with basket and swan


    Late 19th century

    Metal, enamel; casting, enamel over casting, painting, engraving


    Egg with detachable upper half is covered with blue enamel with golden foliage ornament and decorated with gilded lattice with flower heads in at the junctions and red stones-cabochons along the edging center. The finial is decorated with turquoise-cabochon in setting. Round stem is decorated with pearls. The egg lower part is upholstered with red fabric from the inner side and hides golden basket with a swan pecking grains from pearls.