Antique Imperial Russian Faberge silver Easter Egg relic holder, painted icon! This unique egg has been made by Faberge's head workmaster Mikhel Perkhin. Hallmarked with his initials M in Russian and with 84 silver hallmark with St. When you open the egg it reveal a hand painted icon of Virgin Mary and baby Christ. The icon can be removed to reveal the relic holder container.It still contain an ancient hand written piece of paper. The front side is engraved an Ortodox cross. On the rear side is engraved in Russian Church-Slavonic style "Christ is Risen". The egg comes with the original luxury presentation birchwood box signed in Russian Faberge, St.
The egg is 70mm high, 45mm in diameter, 102g heavy. Princess Zinaida Nikolayevna Yusupova (2 September 1861 24 November 1939)was an Imperial Russian noblewoman, the only heiress of Russia's largest private fortune of her time. Famed for her beauty and the lavishness of her hospitality, she was a leading figure in pre-Revolutionary Russian society. In 1882, she married Count Felix Felixovich Sumarokov-Elston, who served briefly as General Governor of Moscow (19141915). Zinaida is best known as the mother of Prince Felix Yusupov, the murderer of Rasputin.
She escaped revolutionary Russia and spent her remaining years living in exile. A must for every serious collector. NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS! IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION.Every potencial defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be considered for described. All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification, so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope! Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting.
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The item "Antique Imperial Russian Faberge silver Easter Egg relic holder, painted icon" is in sale since Thursday, May 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.