A Fabergé silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh, workmaster Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917
the deep circular bowl and hook handle decorated with polychrome geometric motifs and stylized flowers in shades of
green, grey and blue on mustard-coloured grounds, raised circular spreading foot, with the original fitted box, struck
with partially obscured K. Fabergé in Cyrillic, overstriking the Cyrillic workmaster's initials FR, 88 standard,
scratched inventory number 28846
length with handle 24.5cm, 9⅝in.
Overall in very good condition; the gilding on the rim and handle slightly worn. The enamel body and handle with several areas of professional restoration, visible under the UV light. The fitted box in very good condition.
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