Caddy spoon

ARTIST / MAKER: Feodor Ruckert (maker)
DATE: 1896-1908 (made)
PLACE: Moscow (made)
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Silver-gilt with shaded cloisonné enamel

This silver-gilt and shaded cloisonné enamel caddy spoon was made by Feodor Rückert, a renowned Russian workmaster who specialised in the production of fine enamel wares. His work was often retailed by the firms Fabergé and Ovchinnikov, although he also sold works independently, directly to clients or through other firms.