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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 154

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh

    CYRILLIC MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1888

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    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh
    Cyrillic mark of Pavel Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1888
    The circular bowl with integral raised prow and elongated hook handle, enamelled on the body and upper handle with bands of stylized flower-heads and foliage on stippled ground, beneath and between turquoise pellet borders, the sides of the handle with a band of chevrons, the front and prow with geomtric design, marked under base
    7¾ in. (19.8 cm.) long


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