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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh

    MARK OF MARIA SEMENOVA, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
    Mark of Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1896-1908
    Of traditional form on a circular foot, with raised prow and hook handle, the lobed oval body and handle enameled with trails of scrolling flowers and berries in shades of blue, green, red, purple and white on a gilt stippled ground, the handle with a blue enamel and scrolled wirework border, marked under base
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Collection of Ambassador Joseph E. Davies.
    Sotheby's, New York, December 11, 1996, lot 372.