Decorative Arts
silver-gilt, enamel
Overall: 11/16 × 7 1/4 in. (1.75 × 18.42 cm)
The winged figure in the center of this plate is one of three creatures in Russian folklore with the body of a bird and the head of a woman. These unusual beings, called Sirens, are often associated with fairy tales.
Russian Old-Style
Maker's initials FR for Feodor Rückert, assay mark of Moscow 1899-1908
Scratched inventory number 2336
Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel
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Fabulous Fabergé, Jeweler to the Czars, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 14 - October 12, 2014

Fabergé Revealed, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 22 - September 29, 2013

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, Detroit Institute of Art, October 14, 2012 - January 21, 2013

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