original egg was presented by Czar Alexander III to his wife to mark their
twenty-fifth wedding anniversary in 1892. The egg, which opens horizontally,
is divided into six panels by rows of rose-cut diamonds subtly
graduated in size. The background is a luminous blue enamel overlaid with
delicate scrollwork in red gold.
carefully designed, top quality tin egg is inspired by the priceless
original of Carl Fabergé. It measures 69mm wide by 110mm in length.
designers have patterned the inside of the egg with an authentic
velvety red background and gold trellis overlay, in keeping with
the originals, but without attempting to reproduce their wonderful