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A rare set of silver, cloisonné and pictorial enamel cups and salver, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908

Property of an Important Family (lots 18-21, 138, 142, 144, 146-152, 156-164, 205)

A rare set of silver, cloisonné and pictorial enamel cups and salver, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908

A rare set of silver, cloisonné and pictorial enamel cups and salver, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908

Property of an Important Family (lots 18-21, 138, 142, 144, 146-152, 156-164, 205)

A rare set of silver, cloisonné and pictorial enamel cups and salver, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908


The rectangular salver with incurved sides raised on four bun feet enamelled with flowers and foliage on grounds of cream, deep green and lime green, the handles in the form of flowering branches, the centre finely enamelled en plein with a boyar raising a cup in a toast probably painted after Konstantin Makovsky, the cups enamelled en suite, all struck with workmaster's initials, 84 standard, scratched inventory number 1137

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length across handles 34cm, 13 3/8in.

height of cups 13.5cm, 5 1/4in.

In good order overall. When examined under UV light, there are scattered areas of restoration to the cups and to the border of the salver. One cup with lip with a small dent and associated restoration to enamel. The cream ground of the salver fluoresces and appears to be restored, as do the handles and other scattered areas of the set.


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Sotheby’s Parke Bernet, New York, 10-11 June 1981, lot 145,
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner
A similar enamel salver and pair of cups is in the Fabergé Museum, St Petersburg. Please see T. Muntyan, Feodor Rückert & Carl Fabergé, M. Revyakin, Moscow, 2006, illustrated p. 61.