Russian Enamel

Spoon for stewed fruit (or jam)

    Spoon for stewed fruit (or jam)

    Russia, Moscow


    Rückert Friedrich workshop

    Silver; enamel over filigree, casting, amalgam, gilding

    Length 17 cm

    Marks: "Ф.Р."; tee of Moscow District Assay department in 1908-1917 with alloy number "84"


    Spoon for stewed fruit (jam) with round smooth deep cup, with smooth, rounded, partly twisted and decorated enamel on the stalk, slightly expanding towards the end and ending with a cast bump. The spoon external side is decorated with multicolor filigree enamel pattern in the Neo-Russian style, consisting of fancy large five-petal flowers with curly leaves, spiral curls and rings placed on white enamel background. The color of enamels is based on the combination of white, blue, lilac, cool green and beige-brown colors. Rows of ovals filled with green and blue enamels decorate the upper part of the spoon stem.