A Russian gilded silver, pictoral, and champlevé enamel spoon, Khlebnikov, Moscow, circa 1890. The spoon in traditional shape of late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century implements, the back of the bowl enameled en plein with a peasant beauty in fur cloak wearing a bright blue kerchief over her pearl-set kokoshnik, with a turquoise champlevé enamel border, the handle of good weight with multiple knops at either end. Struck with maker’s mark with Imperial warrant and 88 standard.
Length: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm).
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