A jewelled gold and enamel egg pendant, Moscow, late 19th / early 20th century
enamelled in strawberry red over radiating sun-burst grounds, with a central strip set with rose-cut diamonds interspersed with white cross motifs on both sides, 56 standard
height without loop 1.7cm, ⅝in.
A handful of very minor, surface chips to the red enamel, otherwise in good condition.
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