Russian huge jeweled gold guilloche egg with diamonds:The ovoid body having a ground of semi-translucent red moire enamel with applied ribbon-tied, ruby-set, two-color gold foliate swags. The cover mounted with a diamond encrusted crown above yellow gold wreaths encircling Imperial eagles set with a melee of diamonds and central ruby cabochon. The diamond and ruby thumb piece released the hinged cover to reveal a "surprise" of a jeweled elephant. The interior of the top further lined in white velvet. Raised on a red guilloche inverted conical foot atop a banded, jewel-set plinth. Together with its&apos fitted beech wood traveling box. marks for " 56 zolotnicks" with spurious marks for work master Mikhail Perkhin. 14.23 troy ozs. 6.0"H, Circa - First quarter 20th C. Size: 160mm Weight: 434gm.