• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 147

    A Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Box

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE MAKER'S MARK OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, THE COVER MARKED FOR THE 11TH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Box
    Marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, with the maker's mark of Feodor Rückert, the cover marked for the 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Triangular, the hinged cover enameled with a stylized flower and scrolling foliage in shades of pink, green, blue and reddish-orange on a black ground, the sides enameled with geometric motifs in blue, pink and reddish-orange, with cabochon sapphire thumbpiece, marked under base
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, December 15, 1999, lot 158.
    The Chen Collection, Lyon & Turnbull, London, November 23, 2008, lot 66.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.