Russian Enamel

Ladle in the box

    Ladle in the box

    Russia, Moscow


    Khlebnikov factory

    Silver; enamel over filigree, gilding

    Diameter 15.2 cm (including handle)

    Mark of the firm "ХЛЕБНИКОВЪ"; two-headed eagle; tee of Moscow District Assay department 1899-1908 with alloy number "91"


    Silver ladle, gilded inside, rounded in shape, with high sides slightly tapering to the crown, with a side curly handle with flat "pommel". The ladle sides are decorated with three wavy horizontal “registers” blue, green and brown color enamels, complemented by the images of filigree rings, large stylized six-petal rosettes and triangles. The side surfaces of the bucket handle are decorated with geometric patterns with multicolor enamels on blue background. The flat grip is decorated with enamelled filigree fancy flower. The ladle is made in the Neo-Russian style. The color of enamels is based on the combination of blue, navy-blue, green, brown, red-yellow, purple, gray and white shades.