Russian Enamel

Spoon for jam

    Spoon for jam

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Rückert Friedrich workshop

    Silver, enamel; painted enamel over filigree background, filigree, repousse, gilding

    Length 16.3 cm

    Marks: “ФР”; tee of Moscow District Assay department for 1899-1908 with alloy "88"


    Silver spoon with round smooth deep bowl, plumpish stem and a flat curly end is decorated in the Neo-Russian style. The spoon external surface is decorated with painted filigree enamel pattern comprised of fancy flower with berries-grains, leaves with spiral curls, rings and meshy (lozenge-shaped) ornament on green repoussed background. The stem curly flat end s decorated with filigree enamel lozenges, triangles, five-petal rosette flowers, leaves and filigree spiral-shaped curls on white-green enamel background. The enamels color scheme is based on the combination of white, green, red, orange, blue and yellow shades.