A lovely collection of six antique Russian, silver miniature Easter egg pendants or charms; each beautifully hand made from glass, one with rich red and gold vitreous enameling, one with pink pearlescent and gold enameling with applied enamel beetles, one in a sparkly orange enamel hand painted with a dragon fly (or similar) and three enameled with 'XB' (Christ is risen).
A wonderfully attractive, scarce and immensely collectable collection!
CONDITION: All original and generally good. One missing top and suspension ring. Slight signs of wear and some areas of loss to enamel - please expand / examine the pictures for extent.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1900/10. Most with Russian control marks to suspension rings / tops, some not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Red: 11 x 8 mm. Beetle: 15 x 12 mm. Orange: 12 x 8 mm. Yellow XB (no top): 14 x 11 mm. Green XB: 16 x 11 mm Pale Yellow XB: 15 x 10 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm).