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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 191

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh

    MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, PROBABLY FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 14152

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
    Marked K. Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, probably Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917, scratched inventory number 14152
    Of traditional form on a circular foot, with raised shaped handle, decorated with shaded varicolor enamel stylized flowerheads, scrolling foliage and geometric motifs on a light blue-green ground, the foot enameled with orange and yellow stylized foliate motifs on a black ground, marked under base and handle
    8 in. (20 cm.) long


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    A bratina with comparable ornament and a similar color palette to the present lot (with the marks of Fabergé Moscow, Feodor Rückert and with the scratched inventory number 14316) was sold Sotheby's, London, November 26, 2008, lot 207.

    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, November 30, 1978, lot 434.
    Sotheby's, New York, December 11, 1996, lot 360.