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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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Experience:  Antiques dealer for over 10 years specializing in porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I have a egg 4 x 3 the marking on the bottom is a crown

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I have a egg 4 x 3 the marking on the bottom is a crown under the crown the letters PM around the crown is Dresden China with Germany 2 the egg is in two halves on the top is painted a selection of flowers, orotund the edge it looks like border of leaves
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 8 months ago.

This is a Moschendorf porcelain egg trinket box.

The PM represents Porzellan Moschendorf of Dresden, Germany (the company formerly using a Bavaria mark).

The word Dresden indicates a date of the late 1940-early 1950's.

This egg has a current value of $30USD to $40USD retail.

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Expert:  Rarewares replied 8 months ago.

I am following up to see if you have read your answer and need further help with this item.
Please do let me know.