A gold and enamel egg pendant, St Petersburg, 1899-1903
enamelled in translucent red over a hatched ground, with a central cross enamelled in opaque white, with partial workmaster's initials AI or AT, 56 standard
height without loop 1.5cm, ⅝in.
The lower side of the pendant with a small area of restoration. The pendant covered in new lacquer overall.
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