Russian Enamel



    Russia, Moscow


    Khlebnikov factory

    Silver; enamel over filigree, painted enamel, gilding

    Heigth 3.9 cm; length 7.9 cm

    Marks: "KHLEBNIKOV", double-headed eagle; T-shaped mark and the certification sign of Moscow Ddstrict Assay Department 1908-1917; silver alloy mark "88"


    Boat-shaped bucket with low sides and the spout slightly bent inwards, on a circular tray, with boot-shaped handle, decorated with painted enamel over filigree in the Neo-Russian style. The sides are decorated with a frieze of triangles, between the facets of which against the green background there are images of fancy flowers with curved leaves. Under the spout is a plain figured medallion framed with scallops. The lower part of the bucket is decorated with a girdle of filigree enamel rings. The base, the crown and sides of the handle are accentuated with small filigree braid. The lbucket handle with the image of a triangle, one angle of which is completed with a fancy flower.
    The enamel colour scheme is built on the combination of shades of white, blue, green, brown, yellow, purple and black.