Celtic legend Johnstone is a real good egg

The most extraordinary objet d'art to appear in a sporting sale must be the silver and gold Jimmy Johnstone egg to be sold on Wednesday in Chester in England.

17th February, 2013
Sarah Fabergé's Jimmy Johnstone egg, valued at €12,000 to €18,000.

The most extraordinary objet d'art to appear in a sporting sale must be the silver and gold Jimmy Johnstone egg to be sold on Wednesday in Chester in England.

Created in 2005 by Sarah Fabergé, great-granddaughter of the Russian imperial jeweller Carl Fabergé, it celebrates the Celtic player James Connolly Johnstone (1944-2006), and is number seven of a limited edition of 19, 7 being Johnstone's shirt number.

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