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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 121

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh

    MARKED WITH CYRILLIC INITIALS YA.B, POSSIBLY FOR YAKOV BORISOV, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
    Marked with Cyrillic initials Ya.B, possibly for Yakov Borisov, Moscow, 1896-1908
    Of traditional form, on circular spreading foot, the rounded oblong body, prow and shaped scroll handle enamelled with vari-coloured and shaded floral and foliate scrolls on a pea green ground, the front with stylized double-headed eagle in vari-coloured shaded enamel, within ropework borders, marked under base
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) long


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