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  • Easter Egg with the Images of Saints

    Technique:
    overglaze polychrome painting, polychrome enamel painting, gilding, selective polishing
    Dimensions:
    29,4х18 cm

Easter Egg with the Images of Saints

Russia, 1916

This porcelain Easter egg from the early 1900s bears a depiction of saints from Russian ruling houses – Prince Vladimir, Princess Olga, Princes Boris and Gleb, Prince Alexander Nevsky, Prince Mikhail of Chernigov and Tsarevich Dmitry of Moscow – and also the namesake saints of the Russian imperial couple, Nicholas and the Martyr Empress Alexandra.

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Easter Egg with the Images of Saints

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Technique:

overglaze polychrome painting, polychrome enamel painting, gilding, selective polishing

Dimensions:

29,4х18 cm

Acquisition date:

Entered the Hermitage in 2002; transferred as part of the collection of the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory

Inventory Number:

Мз-И-1991

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