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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 189

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Rooster-Form Kovsh

    MARK OF KUZMA KONOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Rooster-Form Kovsh
    Mark of Kuzma Konov, Moscow, 1908-1917
    In the form of a stylized rooster, the raised prow in the form of the head and neck, the downswept handle in the form of the tail, decorated overall with varicolor shaded foliate and floral sprays, geometric motifs and wirework scrolls and beading on pale blue, green, and grey grounds, on a shaped foot, marked under foot
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke Bernet, Zurich, November 23, 1978, lot 72. Sotheby's, New York, June 6, 1995, lot 266.