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    Sale 5954

    Russian Art

    11 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 66

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH

    MARK OF THE 11TH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908/17

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH
    MARK OF THE 11TH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908/17
    The sides decorated with polychrome shaded flowers and foliage principally in pink, violet, green, orange and egg-shell blue on a stippled ground, the front centred by an anthemion surrounded by vari-coloured whorls on an olive green ground, the side of the angular handle pierced with shaded strapwork, the top with scrolling cloisons, flowers and foliage on an olive-green ground terminating in a geometric motif
    4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) long


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