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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    A Silver-Gilt Cloisonné Enamel Beaker

    MARK OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1896-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 3193

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt Cloisonné Enamel Beaker
    Mark of Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1896-1908, scratched inventory number 3193
    Of tapering cylindrical form, the spreading foot with reserves of stylized foliage on alternating blue ground with gilt trellis and red ground between white foliate scroll borders, the body with an oval reserve enclosing a falconer in traditional costume on a white ground embellished with wirework scrolls, on a varicolor floral scroll ground, the rim with tiered translucent red, green, purple and blue pellet border, marked under base
    7 7/8in. (20cm.) high


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    The scratched inventory number indicates that the beaker was probably retailed by Fabergé.

    Provenance

    The Greenfield Collection of Russian Enamels, Christie's New York, October 20, 1998, lot 208