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    Russian Brass Imperial Presentation Easter Egg
    Late 19th century

    A watchcase designed as a brass egg divided vertically into two halves, opening from the top with a pushpiece and suspension ring, revealing vacant interiors, the exterior of one side applied with a Russian Imperial double-headed eagle, the reverse with a red and white enamel XB, the Cyrillic initials for the Russian Easter Proclamation Khristos Voskrese (Christ is Risen), attached to a large oval link brass chain-the egg-3 1/2 in. long


    Provenance:
    Purchased from A la Vieille Russie



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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    24th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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