...Clover Leaf Egg, 1902. This delicate egg is made up of an openwork of stems and clover leaves. It looks like the pattern is woven by golden threads, and the gaps between the leaves are covered with transparent bright green enamel.
...Swan Egg Surprise. A miniature swan dressed in platinum, with enameled eyes and beak. The swan rests in a basket dressed with garlands of flowers in three colors of gold, and a large aquamarine. Built into the swan is a mechanism that, when triggered, makes the swan spread its wings and move its feet and tail feathers. Then the head and neck proudly rise up, before settling down again.
Missing egg - the "Royal Danish Egg" or "Danish Jubilee Egg" This is one of the biggest Imperial Easter Eggs to have been made, and was created to celebrate that the Dowager Empress - Danish born Maria Feadorovna - returned to Denmark for the 40th Anniversary of her father's accession to the throne in 1903. A picture remains of it though...Miss Meadows' Pearls - Fashion, Photography, Alternative Model, Burlesque, Vintage