Russian FABERGE white guilloche enamel and faceted amethyst egg pandant with gold mounts, workmaster Feodor Afanasiev, St. Petersburg, circa Maria Vladimirovna Chatelain, Lady in Waiting of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (sister of Nicholas II).
This Faberge egg is made of hand painted Limoges porcelain and opens to reveal a Swan surprise that is made of hand-carved rock crystal. The elegant swan revolves as the Swiss-made musical movement plays Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
1902 Rocaille Egg, The heart can be opened, and then reveals three small frames. The miniatures originally contained in them are missing though. In 1997 the "Rocaille Egg" was sold to a US buyer in a private auction arranged by dealer Proler of Dallas.