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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 103

    A Silver and Champlevé Enamel Small Kovsh

    INDISTINCT CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK, MOSCOW, 1873

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    A Silver and Champlevé Enamel Small Kovsh
    Indistinct Cyrillic maker's mark, Moscow, 1873
    Of traditional form, with raised prow and hook handle, decorated in the Old Russian style with varicolor enamel foliate strapwork, geometric motifs, and Russian sayings; together with a silver and champlevé enamel spoon, marked Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1873, with conforming decoration, the kovsh marked under base, the spoon marked on bowl
    The kovsh 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long, the spoon 6 7/8 in. (15.5 cm.) long (2)


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