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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 186

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh

    MARK OF NIKOLAI ALEKSEEV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

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    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
    Mark of Nikolai Alekseev, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Of traditional form on a circular foot, with raised prow and hook handle, the bowl decorated with stylized varicolor shaded enamel floral motifs and wirework scrolls on a green ground, beneath a border with alternating varicolor rosettes on a celadon ground, the handle with conforming decoration and orange-brown pellet border, marked under base
    5½ in. (14 cm.) long


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