2 December 2015
A Russian Silver-Gilt Cloisonné and Plique-à-Jour Enamel Tazza
MAKER’S MARK OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1908–1917, 88 STANDARD
Height 5.5 cm, diameter 17 cm.
Circular on raised foot, the interior of the bowl centered with a turquoise flower surrounded by a leaf wreath against white and speckled duck egg coloured backgrounds, the wide band of stylised flowers in polychrome shaded enamels on a seafoam coloured ground, the border with floral and geometric design in purple, green and amber plique-à-jour enamel, pierced foot similarly decorated with flowers and plique-à-jour rectangles on blue ground.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.