Easter Egg with Saint Vladimir

Egg, Easter

Creator:

Imperial Porcelain Factory

Date:

1917

Materials:

Porcelain, Paint and Gold leaf

Dimensions:

H 4.5 in x D 3.25 in

Accession Number:

32.87

Credit Line:

Gift. Chakiroff, Deacon Nikita

Description

Painted white porcelain easter egg. On front is image of St. Vladimir in front of cityscape, inscription in Church Slavonic. On side is band of scrolling vine design. On back purple cross with medallions depicting Christ, Virgin Mary, St. John the Baptist, and Archangels Michael and Gabriel. Purple cross is on red and gold cross pattern background.