Russian Enamel

Small ladle

    Small ladle

    Russia, Moscow


    Fabergé firm, Rückert Friedrich workshop

    Silver; enamel over filigree, filigree, gilding

    7.0 х 7.5 х 6.5 cm

    Marks: "K. FABERGE", double-headed eagle, "F.R.", T-shaped mark of Moscow District Assay Department 1908 - 1917, with alloy "88", inv. No. 33306


      Round ladle with high convex sides, on circular tray, high geometric handle with curved finial, made in the Neo-Russian style. The ladle crown is decorated with wide dark blue frame with zigzag pattern and ochre lines with dark grey shades, with filigree knots located between them. The ladle bottom part is ornated with white enamel border with triangles, jogged curves, and stylised trefoils. Blue and white frames with abstract figures are located on the ladle handle sides.

    The enamel colour scheme is built on a combination of white color and dark and "dull" tints: navy, grey and ochre.