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1895 Blue Serpent Clock Royal Russian Egg 7”

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1895 Blue Serpent Clock Royal Russian Egg 7”
The original Blue Serpent Clock Egg was presented to Tsarina by Alexander III on Easter day, 1887. It is possible that by this time, the egg gift was already an established tradition, allowing Faberge and his craftsmen an entire year to craft the next egg.  The original Blue Serpent Clock Egg is made of varicolored gold, diamonds and translucent royal blue and opalescent white enamel. Designed as a clock in the Savres tradition, this Egg is a beautiful example of the use of the quatre couleur technique in gold. Around the shaft supporting the Egg, a diamond-set serpent is coiled, the head and tongue pointing to the hour.