Faberge Silver and Hardstone Punch Bowl and Ladle

Workmaster Julius Rappoport, Moscow, circa 1910

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Raised on four large nephrite ball feet in foliate settings, the sides with flowerheads with colored hardstone cabochon centers, the upper border decorated with scrolling foliage, the handle surmounted by a gilded Russian Emperial Eagle, the interior of the bowl gilded, the ladle decorated similarly, each piece marked with Cyrillic initials of workmaster, and 84 standard (87.5%), the bowl also marked with Faberge in Cyrillic, 52 ozs. gross.