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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 301

    A Jeweled Silver-Gilt and Enamel Presentation Kovsh

    MARKED BOLIN, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  


    A Jeweled Silver-Gilt and Enamel Presentation Kovsh
    Marked Bolin, Moscow, 1896-1908
    Of traditional form, with pearl-set floral openwork prow and scalloped handle centering a sapphire-set Imperial double headed eagle, the exterior of the bowl decorated with blue enamel band of pearl-set trails of foliage, the interior of the bowl similarly decorated, on raised circular foot with twisted ropework border, in original red leather presentation case with gilt-metal Imperial double-headed eagle, stamped 'K.E. Bolin Court Jeweler St. Petersburg and Moscow', fully marked
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) long

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    With Wartski, London.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a California Private Collection