St Mark’s Cathedral, Venice. Detail of the rooftop showing Venice patron apostle St. Mark with angels. Underneath is a winged lion, the mascot of Venice. It is the most famous of the city's churches and one of the best known examples of Byzantine architecture. It lies at the eastern end of the Piazza San Marco, adjacent and connected to the Doge's Palace.
THEO FABERGE STERLING & 22KT GOLD 'THE KIEV EGG' H 6 1/2", ENCASED:In original box. Hallmarks: rampant lion, leopard head, date letter "U" for 1994. . Limited edition #19/750. inspired by the elegance and architectural beauty of the cathedrals and churches in the city of Kiev. A sterling silver Egg surmounted by the Imperial Crown, enriched with 24 carat gold and cobalt blue enamel, rests on a white marble base.