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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 314

    A large silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh

    CYRILLIC MARK OF VASILII AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A large silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh
    Cyrillic mark of Vasilii Agafonov, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Oval, of traditional form, the body and shaped hook handle decorated with red, blue, green and white stylised foliate scrolls on stippled ground, with white pellet borders and plain pointed prow, marked under base
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) long


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