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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 141

    A silver and en plein enamel kovsh


    Price Realised  

    A silver and en plein enamel kovsh
    Cyrillic mark of O. Kurliukov, Moscow, 1908-1917
    The stylized kovsh shaped as an oval bowl with hexagonal rim, on four foliate scroll feet, the body repoussé, chased and engraved with foliate scrolls each side with a cartouche, one enclosing the en-plein enamel of two young peasant girls in a poppy field landscape, the reverse with an engraved inscription, the handle modelled as a peacock with a enamelled tail feathers, marked under base
    12in. (30.5 cm.) long
    The Russian inscription in the cartouche translates as: For Ina 20 January 1912. [Inotchke 20 Yanvar 1912].

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