Imperial Easter Egg

Egg, Easter

Creator:

Imperial Porcelain Factory

Date:

1881 - 1894

Materials:

Porcelain and Ribbon

Dimensions:

D 3.375 in x H 4.375 in

Accession Number:

558.84

Credit Line:

Bequest. Brannon, Elisabeth. 1984

Description

White porcelain Easter egg. With gold rim on top; three painted black Imperial double eagles of the post-1856 form evenly spaced around egg, Burgundy ribbon passed through hole in center of egg. Given by Alexander III to Mikhail P. Stakhovich.

History Note

Given by Alexander III to Mikhail P. Stakhovich, grandfather of Elisabeth Brannon and Natalie Woskry.