A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel tazza, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908
the lobed bowl enamelled overall with flowers and foliate scrolls within ropetwist borders, with a central reserve painted in shaded polychrome enamels depicting a woman in traditional dress welcoming a man and titled in Russian 'Dear Guest', struck with maker's mark FR (Cyrillic), 88 standard, scratched inventory number 8800
diameter of bowl 26.7cm, 10 1/2 in.
Sotheby's New York, 10-11 June 1985, lot 466
The Greenfield Collection of Russian Enamels
Illustrated, G. Hill, Fabergé and the Russian Master Goldsmiths, 1989, pl. 220.