• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 231

    A Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Pierced Bowl and Cover

    MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1882

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    A Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Pierced Bowl and Cover
    Marked P. Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1882
    Of ovoid form, on four ball-and-claw feet rising to wing-form joins surmounted by stylized floral medallions, the base with alternating blue and green rays with gilt stars, the body pierced with foliate arabesques in Old Russian style, below a band of stylized flowerheads between ropework borders, the pierced cover with conforming decoration, surmounted by a semi-recumbent figure of Cupid holding a bow and arrow, marked on cover bezel and finial
    8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high


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