This is a sterling Silver Salt Spoon with 6 Bees. These spoons were common up until the 1930's. A salt spoon is a miniature utensil used with an open salt cellar for individual service. It is an historical and nostalgic item from a time before table salt was free-flowing, as it is today. The spoon itself ranges from 2 to 3 inches.
A Fabergé silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel spoon, probably workmaster Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908 the underside of the bowl enamelled with shaded pink flowers within leaf swirls on a stippled ground, the handle similarly decorated, the leaves enclosing a purple plique-à-jour ground, struck K.Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 2(?)2873 length 17.4cm, 6 7/8 in. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP | JV