Green Enamel Russian Miniature Egg Pendant by Ananov
DATE: Modern, c.2000
A fine Miniature Egg Pendant by the exceptional jewellery maker Andrey Ananov (fully marked). The egg is modelled in Sterling silver, with 14k gold fittings, and finished in wonderful guilloché enamel. A gold band around the middle is set with rose cut diamonds - in millegrain settings - and a further diamond on the bottom.
Rather extraordinarily, Ananov is a "Knight of the First Degree Karl Faberge Order", and, on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the International Exhibition in 2000 in Paris, was given the tile of “The Best Jeweller of the Century” (20th Century).
Rose Cut Diamonds
2.1 x 1.6cm (not including jump ring)
Russian Marks for Sterling silver and 14k gold - ANANOV Maker's Mark