Lacquerware Easter Egg

Egg, Easter


Papier mâché, Egg tempera, Gold leaf and Lacquer


H 6.5 in x D 3.75 in

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FRH Museum Collection


Papier-mache lacquerware painted Easter egg. Scarlet background. On one side is icon on Christ's descent into Hades. On reverse is full length icon of Saint Alexander Nevsky holding sword and scroll. Along side is band with gilded oak leaf and acorn design. Inside of egg is hollow and gilded.