• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 257

    KOKOSHNIK WITH STYLIZED BIRD

    POSSIBLY TVERSKAIA PROVINCE, RUSSIA, LATE 18TH - EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    KOKOSHNIK WITH STYLIZED BIRD
    Possibly Tverskaia province, Russia, late 18th - early 19th century
    Circular, of traditional curved form, with an extended rear flap, embroidered with metal thread and embellished with glass beads, pearls and metal sequins, forming a stylized branch and vine pattern with two stylized birds on the front panel, facing toward the centre, decorated in seed pearls and purple glass beads, rim of hat decorated with a mother-of-pearl border, lined with red and white striped cotton
    3 in. (7.7 cm.) high


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