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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 169

    A Silver-Gilt Cloisonné and En Plein Enamel Bowl

    MARKED OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1882

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    A Silver-Gilt Cloisonné and En Plein Enamel Bowl
    Marked Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1882
    In the Solvychegodsk style, circular on three twisted ropework ball feet, the exterior with turquoise, blue, purple, green and white enamel flowerheads and foliate scrolls on a gilt ground, the interior enameled en plein with a band of alternating varicolor stylized peacocks and flowers, centering a peacock on a scrolling leafy branch, all beneath a twisted ropework border, marked under base
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam.


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