A silver-gilt and shaded cloisonné enamel tea caddy, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917

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A silver-gilt and shaded cloisonné enamel tea caddy, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917 circular, bulbous body enamelled with stylised flowers and scrolls in blue, pale pink and mint green colours against brown background, the lid with matching ornament, with blue border with green foliate garland on the neck, struck on the underside with workmasters initials, 88 standard, with a spoon, struck with workmasters initials IP in Cyrillic, Moscow, 1908-1917, 84 standard 2 height 13cm, 5 1/10in. Provenance Sothebys New York, Russian Works of Art, 10th June 1981, lot 140 Christies New York, The Greenfield Collection of Russian Enamels, 20th October 1998, lot 140 Lyon & Turnbull London, The Chen Collection, 23rd November 2008, lot 40