A Fabergé silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel pill box, workmaster Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917
circular with hinged lid, enamelled with geometric and floral ornaments on grounds of grey and teal, struck K. Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial warrant, overstriking the Cyrillic workmaster's initials FR, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 26690
diameter 5.3cm, 2⅛in.
Overall in good condition; with only minor surface wear and scratches consistent with age.
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