In the Christian East, an "egg" is the symbol of Christ's Resurrection, as a chick emerges from the shell so Christ bursts from the tomb to life.
size of the egg: 4 1/4 Inch tall x 3 inch wide - 5 1/2 Inch tall
What is an Icon?
WHAT IS AN ICON? An ICON (Greek for “image”) is a “window to the eternal.” In the East when you look at an ICON you are believed to be in the actual presence of God, his Mother or Saints portrayed. Regardless if an icon is a print or fine hand painted the divine “presence” is there.