Russian Enamel

Sugar spoon with monogram

    Sugar spoon with monogram

    Russia, Saint-Petersburg

    Last quarter of the 19th century

    Silver; champlevé enamel, engraving


    Silver spoon with oval smooth deep bowl, with smooth plumpish, decorated with champlevé enamel stem with round finial. The spoon external surface is decorated with multicolor enamel geometric pattern in the Russian style along the edge. Engraved monogram is in the center. Geometric painting comprised of triangles with multicolor enamel adorns the stem and the spoon end. The enamels color scheme is based on the combination of red, blue, blue and white shades.