View full screen - View 1 of Lot 91. A silver-gilt locket egg icon, Rückert, Moscow, circa 1900, and cloisonné enamel locket egg icon, St Petersburg, 1908-1917.
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A silver-gilt locket egg icon, Rückert, Moscow, circa 1900, and cloisonné enamel locket egg icon, St Petersburg, 1908-1917

A silver-gilt locket egg icon, Rückert, Moscow, circa 1900, and cloisonné enamel locket egg icon, St Petersburg, 1908-1917

A silver-gilt locket egg icon, Rückert, Moscow, circa 1900, and cloisonné enamel locket egg icon, St Petersburg, 1908-1917

A silver-gilt locket egg icon, Rückert, Moscow, circa 1900, and cloisonné enamel locket egg icon, St Petersburg, 1908-1917


the interior of the silver-gilt egg painted with an image of a guardian angel holding a cross and a chalice before a gilt ground, the angel's name inscribed around his halo, 'Christos Voskrese' engraved in Cyrillic around the crucifix on the front of the egg, struck to the interior with maker's intials in Cyrillic, 84 standard, the cloisonné enamel egg depicting the resurrection of Christ as recorded in the Gospel of Matthew 28: 2-4, ascending in glory over his tomb besides an angel, the exterior enamelled in polychrome opaque blues, green, red and white with scrolls, beading and a crucifix, struck to the loop and on each opening wing

height incl. loop 6cm, 2⅜in.; and 8cm; 3⅛in.

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