The Hen on Nest egg holder is a piece that almost all will remember from their childhood!
Due to their popularity, there were, expectedly, a number of inferior copies of this design hitting the market which has made finding an original version increasingly difficult.
This example is a genuine P&K (Price Kensington) which is apparent in the weight and quality of the piece.
One thing that sets the original versions apart from those that followed is the clarity of the casting.
As you can see from the picture, all details such as the eyes and feathers a prominent and clear.