Unusual hand painted wooden egg has solid black background decorated with bright linear geometrical designs of stylized plant motifs. There are three large cartouches, two cruciform, one resembling a rose window, and two wide borders in a zigzag pattern with dots. Colors on the jet-black surface are yellow, white, pink and green. Measures 2 5/8” long x 1 ½” diameter. Probably Russian, but could be Polish.
There is one small chip in the black paint which shows in photo1. Otherwise in great condition.