1900s Small Russian Sapphire Gold Easter Egg Pendant
A Russian sapphire gold miniature Easter egg pendant from the Romanov era, period of Tsar Nicholas II, this rare jewel of yellow gold is chased to simulate native Russian birchwood, set with a circular-cut sapphire.
St. Petersburg, 1904-08, illegible maker’s mark, stamped with French import marks.
5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long including outer suspension ring. Egg alone measures 5/16 in. ( .8 cm) long. Chain not included.