Imperial Egg
Lot 65
A porcelain Easter egg, possibly Imperial Porcelain Manufactory Circa 1880
Sold for £1,380 (US$ 2,319) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
15 Mar 2011 11:00 GMT

Auction 18769
Lot Details
A porcelain Easter egg, possibly Imperial Porcelain Manufactory
Circa 1880
Painted with an oval shaped cartouche depicting a lakeside scene of several figures before an architectural framed promenade, flanked by overhanging trees and surrounded by a burnished arcaded border, the verso painted with laurel garland beneath religious icon and reserved against a cobalt blue ground, a hole visible to the top and base, possibly indicating previously hung by ribbon; 8.5cm high, unmarked.

Footnotes

  • By repute once belonged to the late Sir Hector Monro MP and bought from a Scottish house sale.
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