Ivan Saltykov gold and silverware workshop
Silver, enamel, mother of pearl; painted enamel over filigree, repousse, gilding
13.0 х 19.0 х 10.5 cm
Spherical shaped silver teapot, with hinged lid with mother-of-pearl cone-grip, curved spout and cambered handle with two mother-of-pearl insertions. The teapot entire surface is decorated with enamel foliage ornament comprised of fancy flowers and leaves, made of painted filigree enamel on repoussed background. The teapot handle, spout, the lid edge and bottom part are emphasized with a row of scanned rings filled with turquoise enamel. The color scheme of enamels is based on the combination of blue, green, pink, yellow and white shades.