Russian lacquered wooden painted Easter egg, first half 20th century

A painted lacquered wood egg, to be a traditional Easter egg in the long Russian tradition. It is beautifully executed in style of the Russian Icons. On top there is the " Holy Mother of the Sign" with four Saints below. The painting is of excellent craftmanship oil tempera on wood with drying oil. The painting is surrounded by a beautiful border made of gold leaf.The colours of the painting are vivid red, green and various brown tones. There is a rich decoration painted with gold leaf and also the whole background is painted with gold leaf. The egg is standing on a wooden lacquered stand and is in perfect condition. The egg has a maker´s mark "H.G." and is dated at the first half of the 20th century.

Height: 6.7"( 170mm) Diameter: 3.9"(100mm)

Item ID: CT71

$650 USD

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