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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 308

    A SMALL LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL KOVSH,

    MARK OF A.L (CYRILLIC) TO HANDLE, MARK OF S.B (CYRILLIC) (WORKMASTER?) TO BASE, MOSCOW, 1895,

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    A SMALL LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL KOVSH,
    MARK OF A.L (Cyrillic) to handle, MARK OF S.B (Cyrillic) (WORKMASTER?) to base, MOSCOW, 1895,
    Of traditional 17th century shape with onion knop finial to front & ropework rim, decorated inside & out with shaded enamel flowers & scrolls in pink, orange, green, turquoise & black, the interior additionally with a double-headed eagle with crown above, white bead borders, low pedestal foot, 4 1/8in. long (10.5 cm.)


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