18: RUSSIAN SILVER JEWELED INSECTS EGG
Magnificent Russian silver egg adorned with cabochon garnets throughout has a raised design depicting flies, bees, leaves and grape clusters with vines. Gold wash to interior. Makers marks to both pieces of the egg. Includes figural fish silver stand. Holds Pavel Ovchinnikov work master marks. Holds the 84 silver purity marks with town and eagle marks. Includes figural fish stand. Measures 3 1/2" height + 5/8" base height (8.9cm + 1.6cm). Total weight of 5.16 ozt / 160 grams.
|Estimate||$1,500 – $2,000|