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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Teaspoon

    MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, APPARENTLY OVERSTRIKING THE CYRILLIC INITIALS OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Teaspoon
    Marked K. Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, apparently overstriking the Cyrillic initials of Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917
    With ovoid bowl and shaped terminal, decorated with wirework scrolls and geometric motifs in shades of blue, light and dark green and cream, the terminal decorated with the crowned coat of arms of Moscow, St. George slaying the Dragon, the reverse with the Imperial double-headed eagle, marked on stem
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, December 11, 1996, lot 418.