Materials It is made of gold, diamonds, chalcedony, pearls, transparent white enamel, a velvet. The tiny box is made of agate, decorated with brilliants and a cabochon ruby. The tiny pendent is made of gold, and color enamel.
The sizes Height: 12,7 see.
Technics of execution ?
Origin Alexander Kelch's gift to his spouse Varvara Kelch. In 1920 one of six Eggs Kelch sold, in Paris, La Viil Russi. 1928, it is sold to the American buyer. 1928-1990 private collections United States. 1990, it is sold to the anonymous buyer, it is probable from Australia.
It is stored Private collection, possibly Australia.
Egg is covered transparent, iridescent with white enamel, divided into twelve sectors by gold strips in which brilliants, pearls and pomegranate alternate. Each top is decorated with the stone of a cabochon surrounded with brilliants. Egg opens to show a surprise, an oval box from the agate, decorated with large diamond under which date 1903 is visible. The box contains a tiny pendant.
Pay attention, on other egg created by Faberge's jeweler house for Varvara Kelch, Egg the Pine cone or Egg Hours of the Duchess of Malboro.