28 November 2007
A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel coffee-pot
Cyrillic mark of Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1896-1908, with scratched inventory number 9135
Of baluster form, on domed circular foot, the lobed body decorated throughout with vari-coloured shaded stylized flowers, various foliate motifs and ropework scrolls on blue, pink and green grounds, the hinged cover with bud finial and angular handle both with mother-of-pearl insulators, marked under base and on the rim of the cover
10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high
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