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Jam (Varenye) Sifter

1887–96
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(Russian, 1840–1917)
(Russian, 1842–1918)
Overall: 17.5 x 5.8 cm (6 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)
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Location: 211 Fabergé

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This jam (varenye) sifter is part of a larger tea service.

Description

This sifter, which accompanies the little basket in this tea set, is a particularly Russian component of this service meant to strain the fruit preserved in a sweet juice, called varenye. At Russian tea, varenye was strained and served over cakes or biscuits in a similar way that the English take jam with scones at high tea.
Jam (Varenye) Sifter

Jam (Varenye) Sifter

1887–96

Feodor Ivanovich Rückert, House of Fabergé

(Russian, 1840–1917), (Russian, 1842–1918)
Russia, St. Petersburg

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