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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    A Silver Small Kovsh

    APPARENTLY MARKED LIUBAVIN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908, WITH LATER SOVIET MARKS

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    Estimate

    A Silver Small Kovsh
    Apparently marked Liubavin, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908, with later Soviet marks
    Of traditional form, with raised prow and flat handle pierced with scrolls and foliage, the center of the bowl inset with a silver coin with the profile of Empress Catherine II and dated indistinctly, marked beneath handle
    4¼ in. (10.9 cm.) long
    2.1 oz. (66 gr.)


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