A Russian porcelain Imperial Presentation Easter egg, Imperial Porcelain Factory, Saint Petersburg, circa 1900. Decorated with varicolor ciselé and embossed gilt cypher of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna surmounted by the Imperial crown against a varicolored purple ground, the upper aperture with a scalloped gilt rim, with the original silk ribbon, somewhat frayed and faded consistent with the age of the textile. Height: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm).
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