Eggs with hands paintings painting were particularly popular in the last decade of the nineteenth century. For other examples from the Imperial Porcelain Factory, Russian Imperial Porcelain Easter Eggs.
Lenox had shown at the Paris International Exposition in 1847 year to great acclaim & which was imitated by factories throughout Europe & America. At the Imperial Porcelain Factory, these glazes were used as grounds for images or Russian Style ornament.
This is a superlative Russia artifact of the Great Royal Art of Empire and Historical Art, exclusive exhibit come from private collection. Made in Russian Imperial RIGA.5.0 inches height x. 3.25 inches diameter in width. The EGG, emblems on PORCELAIN. Is in good condition, no cracks. I encourage you to look VERY carefully at the photos.
I think the egg is good condition, considering the time. Egg is good condition it's that's my feeling. I may be overstating these marks but I'd rather have it that way.I want only VERY HAPPY, informed customers. The porcelain HAND PAINTING BUNNY EASTER ORTHODOX EGG with lid made in form of Easter Egg as well as decorated with cute drawing of rabbit carry basket with colored EASTER EGGS. The egg decorated also with gold trim (24K).
Easter eggs, also called Paschal eggs, are eggs that are hand painting decorated. They are usually used as gifts on the occasion of the happy Easter holiday. As such, Easter eggs are common during the season of Eastertide (Easter season). Such a luxurious gift will surely appeal to collectors of rare Easter eggs, as well as to all believers, becoming the pride and pearl of any personal collections. The oldest Russian tradition is to use dyed and painted porcelain eggs for memorable gifts of peace and love at home.
However, real eggs continue to be used also in Central and Eastern European tradition. Eggs, in general, were a traditional symbol of fertility and rebirth, in Christianity, for the celebration of Eastertide, Easter eggs symbolize the empty tomb of Jesus, from which Jesus resurrected. In addition, one ancient tradition was the staining of Easter eggs with the colour red'in memory of the blood of Christ, shed as at that time of his crucifixion. This custom of the Easter egg, according to many sources, can be traced to early Christians of Mesopotamia, and from there it spread into Eastern Europe and Siberia through the Orthodox Churches, and later into Europe through the Catholic and Protestant Churches. Other sources maintain that the custom arose in western Europe during the Middle Ages as a result of the fact that Western Christians were prohibited from eating eggs during Lent, but were allowed to eat them when Easter arrived.
The jewelled Easter eggs made by the FABERGE firm for the two last Russian Tsars are regarded as masterpieces of decorative arts. In Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, and other Central European countries' folk traditions, and making artificial eggs out of porcelain for ladies is common.Exquisitely decorated porcelain Easter eggs were produced by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, and were used at the Russian court as Easter gifts, presented by members of the Imperial family to courtiers. Russian Imperial Porcelain Easter Eggs presents the most extensive survey of these delicate and now rare objects. Pictures are part of Description. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Cup & Saucers". The seller is "rima83" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.