Russian Enamel

Miniature ladle with ornately shaped slotted handle

    Miniature ladle with ornately shaped slotted handle

    Russian Empire, Moscow

    Rückert Friedrich workshop

    Silver, enamel; painted filigree enamel, gilding

    3.5 х 9.7 х 5.4 cm

    Marks: “ФР”; tee of Moscow district Assay department in 1899-1908 with alloy “84”


    Oval-shaped ladle with slightly bent inward spout, with high walls, ornately shape slotted handle, made in the Neo-Russian style. The walls of the ladle are decorated with multicolor filigree painted enamel pattern. Garland of stylized filigree enamel five-petal flowers with leaves and buds on filigree stems on light-blue background is on the ladle surface upper part. Garland of fancy y flowers painted filigree enamel on pink-white enamel background is beneath. Ornately shaped handle comprised of geometrical curls is decorated with blue-pink enamel. The enamels color scheme is based on the combination of red, blue, green, pink and white colors and their shades.