A highly unusual gold and chrysoprase egg pendant. Petersburg between 1899 and An egg-shaped carved chrysoprase (the most valuable variety of chalcedony gemstones) of glowing green color is mounted with two-tone gold interlaced garlands.
This Faberge egg is made of hand painted Limoges porcelain and opens to reveal a Swan surprise that is made of hand-carved rock crystal. The elegant swan revolves as the Swiss-made musical movement plays Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
Russian FABERGE white guilloche enamel and faceted amethyst egg pandant with gold mounts, workmaster Feodor Afanasiev, St. Petersburg, circa Maria Vladimirovna Chatelain, Lady in Waiting of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (sister of Nicholas II).