A composite silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel tea-set

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THE SUGAR-BOWL WITH MARK OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1896-1908; THE TEA-POT AND JUG WITH MARK OF THE 11TH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

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A composite silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel tea-set
The sugar-bowl with mark of Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1896-1908; the tea-pot and jug with mark of the 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
The bullet shaped bodies painted in vari-coloured enamel with stylized ferns and two monsters' heads in green, the latter with floral sprays issuing from the mouths onto cream ground, with fantastical birds above, their wings spread and heads curled, a cylindrical band of floral scrolls at the necks, the scroll handles with flowers on green ground, the teapot and sugar bowl with slightly domed detachable covers, similarly enamelled, with bud finials, the teapot with green and cream ground spout, marked under bases
Tea-pot 6 in. (15.5 cm.) high (3)