A small silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh, Feodor Rückert, 1899-1908
with stylized flowers and foliage in shaded pastel enamels on black, blue and cream grounds, twisted ropework borders, hooked handle, struck with maker's initials, 84 standard
length with handle 14cm, 5½in.
Overall in good condition, with only a handful of minor chips, not to the metal.
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