• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh


    Price Realised  


    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
    Marked Kurliukov, Moscow, apparently 1896-1908
    Of traditional form, on a circular foot, with hook handle, the bowl with shaded varicolor stylized flowers and foliate scrolls and beaded filigree on a cream ground, set with hardstone cabochons, above a band of stylized floral and foliate decoration on an olive green ground, all beneath a twisted ropework rim, the handle with conforming decoration, marked under base
    9 in. (22.9 cm.) long

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    This lot is likely the work of Feodor Rückert. For a similarly decorated example, see Sotheby's, New York, April 26, 2006, lot 249.


    Acquired by the family of the present owner in Copenhagen, circa 1935.