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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh

    MARKED OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

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    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
    Marked Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, circa 1890
    Of traditional form, with raised prow and hook handle, the body with varicolor shaded enamel scrolling foliage on a stippled ground within turquoise pellet and chevron borders, the prow with flowerheads, foliage and blue pellets on a white ground, marked under base
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long


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