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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 658

    A FINE RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL KOVSH

    MARK OF GUSTAV KLINGERT, MOSCOW, 1896/1908, WITH AUSTRIAN IMPORT MARK FOR VIENNA, 1872/1901

    Price Realised  

    A FINE RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL KOVSH
    MARK OF GUSTAV KLINGERT, MOSCOW, 1896/1908, WITH AUSTRIAN IMPORT MARK FOR VIENNA, 1872/1901
    With ropework borders and polychrome shaded enamel, the interior centred by a circular cartouche depicting a swan in a river amidst foliage, rushes and flowers, the sides decorated with swirling foliage and flowers and a gryphon on each side below a zig-zag band interspersed with partial flower heads, the base with conforming decoration on blue ground within a quatrefoil bordered by a turqouise band, the handle similarly decorated
    2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high; 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) long


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