Easter Egg with Saint Nicholas

Egg, Easter

Creator:

Imperial Porcelain Factory

Date:

1894 - 1917

Materials:

Porcelain, Paint and Ribbon

Dimensions:

H 4.125 in x D 3.125 in

Accession Number:

176.81

Credit Line:

Loan. Stabinsky, Margarita

Description

White porcelain egg painted by the Imperial Porcelain Factory. Icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker on the front, blue and gold strapwork on side. On reverse on purple bakground is a gold cross with scrolling design, cross is surrounded by stars. Attached to brown ribbon. Egg was given to Colonel Nikolai V. Podlesski by Nicholas II.

History Note

Provenance - Beonged to Colonel Nikolai V. Podlesski. Given to him by Nicholas II