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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 168

    A silver-mounted cut-glass kovsh

    CYRILLIC MARK OF VASILII KUBAREV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A silver-mounted cut-glass kovsh
    Cyrillic mark of Vasilii Kubarev, Moscow, 1908-1917
    The lozenge shaped cut-glass bowl with silver handle formed as a bogatyr's head, with pan-Slavic scroll embellishments, the prow inscribed with the date '19 27/IV 16', with an eagle's head beneath and a semi-circular plaque below, engraved with Cyrillic intials OKI and a laurel festoon along the lower border, marked on handle and prow
    11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) long


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