This miniature SOLID egg decorated with bright mustard & black enameling is reminiscent of the designs of Carl Fabergé (1846-1920). The Russian renowned for his artistic jeweled eggs as Easter gifts from the Tsar to the Tsarina.
In Christian tradition, the egg is an emblem of Easter, symbolic of hope and resurrection. In the Hebrew tradition, a roasted egg was served at the Passover feast to symbolize the sacrifice, which was brought to the Temple on joyful events.
Enameled 24K gold-plate over pewter. 18” Gold-plate chain. Measures approximately 0.55" x 1".