Russian Enamel

Tea caddy with removable lid and stopper

    Tea caddy with removable lid and stopper

    Russian Empire, Moscow

    last quarter of the 19th century

    Gustav Klingert gold and silverware factory

    Silver, cork wood; champleve enamel, gilding

    11.1 х 6.6 х 6.6 сm

    Marks: "GK"; "А.А / 18..6" (scratched), "84", Moscow city coat of arms


    Tetrahedral tea caddy with cylindrical neck, a stopper and a removable, round, slightly convex lid. The tea caddy body and lid are covered with blue-white-red geometric champleve enamel carpet patterns that is comprised from hexagonal rosettes, reminiscent of cell honeycombs.