Details
Image number
ROC399002
Title
Mosaic egg, 1914 (mixed media)
Artist
Holmstrom, Albert (1846-1920) / Russian
Location
Royal Collection Trust
Medium
mixed media
Date
1914 (C20th)
Dimensions
height: 9.5 cms
Description
purchased by King George V (1865-1936) for Queen Mary's (1867-1953) birthday; concealed within the egg is an enamelled medallion surmounted by the imperial crown; the egg is made from gold, platinum, enamel, rose and brilliant diamonds, rubies, emeralds, topaz, quartz, sapphires, garnets and moonstone;
Photo credit
© Royal Collection / Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2021 / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ easter egg / gems / ornate / ornamental / jewelled / container / ornament / jewel encrusted / micro-mosaic / oval / gemstones / gem / present / encrusted / precious stones / decorative / gift / floral motif / design
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 4569 × 5678 px 387 × 481 mm 22 MB
Medium 824 × 1024 px 70 × 87 mm 1 MB
Small 483 × 600 px 41 × 51 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright
Permissions
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