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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    A Pair of Silver Small Kovshi

    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Pair of Silver Small Kovshi
    Maker's mark indistinct, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
    Each of traditional form, with raised prow and hook handle applied with red and white enamel nautical flag, the sides with engraved dedication inscriptions to those who served on the Imperial battleship Andrei Pervozvannyi: one with the name Nikolai Aleksandrovich Kol' and the dates 8 November 1912 8 February 1914 and Sergei Yakovlevich Barbunov and the dates 21 July 1912 8 December 1913, marked under base and beneath handle
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long
    3 oz. (97 gr.) (2)


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