FABERGE - RUSSIAN IMPERIAL SILVER KOVSH with GEMSTONES. Of characteristic form, the circular bowl applied with gemstones on all sides and handle. " for workmaster Julius Rappaport and "88 silver standard. Property from an Important Private Collection.
SIZE : 30 x 30 mm (1 1/8 x 1 1/8 inches). It is a great INVESTMENT.
WIKIPEDIA : Peter Carl Faberge, also known as Karl Gustavovich Faberge was a Russian jeweller best known for the famous Faberge eggs made in the style of genuine Easter eggs, but using precious metals and gemstones rather than more mundane materials. He's the founder of the famous jewelry legacy House of Faberge. The House of Faberge is a jewelry firm founded in 1842 in St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia, by Gustav Faberge, using the accented name Faberge, Gustav's sons Peter Carl Faberge and Agathon Faberge, and grandsons followed him in running the business until it was nationalised by the Bolsheviks in 1918. WORKMASTER : Julius Alexandrovitch Rappoport, Russian silversmith, Faberge workmaster.
Trained in Berlin, one of Faberge's rare craftsmen of Jewish origin. Julius Rappoport opened his first own workshop in St. Petersburg at Ekateriniski Canal in 1883, then he moved to Moscow to become a Faberge workmaster.
His maker's mark was IP and in Russian Cyrillic. He belonged from 1886 till 1908 to four'workmasters', main leaders of Faberge workshops. He was the Faberge's most important supplier of large silver objects. He is best known for his naturalistic animal figures (massive silver casts), but he also executed special commissions for the Imperial Family, the Imperial Cabinet and noble families Yousupov an others. Recently a few of these special commissions that were designed by Faberge, and made by Rappoport, have been auctioned by Bonhams and Christies in London(England) and in Munich.
Samples of his work include a massive silver dishes and table decorations, such as: 1 tankard with two handles in a form of elephants for the Danish royal family- 2 tankard made in St. Petersburg, circa 1908 which he retailed in Moscow. 3 silver enamel decorated Eggs made in St. This tankard, with gently waisted sides, is set with twelve silver roubles, each depicting a monarch in profile, including Peter the Great, Catherine I, Anna, Elizabeth, Peter III of Russia, Catherine II, Paul I of Russia, Alexander I, Nicholas I of Russia, Alexander II of Russia, Alexander III of Russia.
What makes his work unique is the fact that you can see the rouble coins on both sides - inside the shell and of course, on the outside. His workshop was taken over by the First Silver Artel around 1909. The item "FABERGE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL SILVER KOVSH" is in sale since Saturday, October 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.The seller is "ww2_army" and is located in Blaine, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.