Due to the current health pandemic and limited access. 1893 Russian gilded silver & enamel spoon, by Klingert, "Hortense". GUSTAV KLINGERT CLOISONNE ENAMEL COLLECTION.
Imperial Russian gilded silver and enamel spoon, Gustav Klingert, Moscow, late 19th century, the interior of the bowl inscribed "Hortense". The scrolling foliate enamel design is Klingert's signature style.Additional enamel designs decorate the spiral twist handle. Gustav Klingert who used to work for Faberge owned a factory of gold and silverware which was founded in 1865 and known until 1916. His factory produced a lot of silver enamel items.
He had 200 workers and 45 teenagers, manufacturing items worth 400,000 roubles. He was a participant in the exhibition in Paris (1889) and Chicago (1893) where his works were granted honorable mentions. He had 4 sons and grandsons who worked together with him, one of the sons from: 1915 to 1917 was a book-keeper of the Moscow branch of the Faberge. Klingert was a famous representative of German ancestry in Moscow. Original and rare, in great condition guaranteed to be authentic and antique.
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