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Title: Egg Box
Name: Egg Box
Medium: Enamel on silver mount, cabochon cut stone
Country/Culture: Russian
Dimensions: Other (Top of egg): 5.1 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm (2 x 2 x 2 in.) Other (Bottom of egg): 3.2 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm (1 1/4 x 2 x 2 in.) Other (Base): 2.2 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm (7/8 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Marks: 88 silver purity mark with Moscow town mark and Double headed eagle mark. Has marks to both sides of interior and on lip.
Classification: Decorative Arts, Metal
Credit Line: Gift of the estate of M. Burton Drexler. In the permanent collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: UM2013.494abc