A silver and Champlevé enamel egg, Orest Kurlyukov, Moscow, 1908-1917
with Art Deco patterns representing peacocks and geometric motifs, struck O. Kurlyukov in Cyrillic, 84 standard
height 10.8cm, 4¼in.
Some enamel loss on the rim by the opening, almost to the metal; several minor areas of flaking. With areas of repainting. The egg fluorisces under UV light, suggesting a later repainting or re-coating.
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