That's a merry-go-round that is hiding inside this Imperial Egg. And yes, it is a working merry-go-round -- ingenious! Clicking on this site will enable you to see many of the 'Imperial Eggs' their hidden treasures.
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".
An Exceedingly Rare and Important Russian Imperial Presentation porcelain Easter egg with two-tone gilded double-headed eagle, Imperial Porcelain Factory in St. Petersburg, circa The Imperial eagle is flanked by two ribbon-tied silvered laurel branches.