Miniature Easter Egg Pendant (Primary Title)

Fabergé firm, Russian, 1842 - 1917 (Manufacturer)

before 1899
Russian
gold, enamel, moonstone
St. Petersburg, Russia
Overall: 3/4 × 5/8 in. (1.91 × 1.59 cm)
2003.186
Marks: (on ring attached to egg): "K ," (Karl Fabergé's initials in Cyrillic) 56; (on secondary ring): "K " (Karl Fabergé's initials in Cyrillic) and crossed arms of St. Petersburg; K. F. for Karl Fabergé, assay mark of St. Petersburg before 1899
Gift of the Estate of Ernest Hillman, Jr.
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