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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    A Silver Kovsh

    MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A Silver Kovsh
    Marked K. Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, circa 1890
    Of stylized oval form on a raised circular foot, the reeded bowl inset with a silver coin dated 1796, rising to a stylized scroll handle inset with a silver coin dated 1826, with a raised prow with spiral-fluted ball finial, marked inside bowl
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, October 23, 2000, lot 14.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.