The icon egg is "red" the taditional and liturgical color for Pascha (Easter) in the Christian East. Red is regarded as a powerful color fitting for Christ's harrowing of hell and His physical resurrection from the dead. At the end of the Paschal liturgy a "red" egg is given by the priest to each of the faithful with the greeting "Christ Is Risen! as well as three kisses on alternating cheeks.
size of the egg:4 1/4"x3 1/4" size with the stand 6 1/4"