Roger N Lynne Ensinger
This is one of the few eggs that isn't covered in enamel. Instead it is made of red gold, engraved with motifs of the Arts and Sciences, and the inscription "Visit our vineyards, O Lord, and we shall dwell in thee". On top of the egg sits a pelican in opalescent grey, blue and pink enamel and diamonds. As a symbol of maternal care, the pelican is feeding her young in the nest. The egg is then supported by a four-legged stand of varicolored gold.
Imperial Porcelain Factory Easter eggs - Beauty will save
St. Petersburg Imperial Porcelain Factory Easter egg. The Imperial porcelain factory is one of the oldest in Europe, the first and one of Russia’s largest companies for the production of artistic porcelain. Located in St. Petersburg the Imperial porcelain factory is a producer of handpainted ceramics. It was established by Dmitry Ivanovich Vinogradov in 1744, it is also known by its former name, Lomonosov Porcelain Factory.
A La Vieille Russie on Instagram: “Throwback Thursday! The Rocaille Egg by Fabergé. Fabergé Easter Egg, 1902, commissioned by Mme. Barbara Kelch. Fabergé only made a few…”
The Rocaille Egg by Fabergé. 1902, commissioned by Mme. Barbara Kelch. Kelch had vast mining interests in Siberia and was one of Fabergé's wealthiest and best customers. This egg features brilliant green guilloché enamel, with gold scrollwork, diamond-set floral swags, and diamond-set palm trees. By Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin.