• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5810

    Russian Art

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 76

    A SMALL RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH

    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, APPARENTLY EPV (CYRILLIC), 1896/1908,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH
    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, APPARENTLY EPV (CYRILLIC), 1896/1908,
    Decorated with shaded enamel flowers in pink, lilac, blue, yellow and green on frosted ground with white bead borders, a band of stiff leaf motifs around the base, the handle with flowers on a ground divided into 3 sections, respectively turquoise, cream and deep blue, also a silver-gilt & cloisonné enamel circular pill box by Ivan Saltykov, Moscow, 1895, decorated with snow-flake motif in polychrome enamel, some of the colours shaded, within white bead borders
    3 5/8 in. long (9.2 cm.) 2 in. diameter (5 cm.) respectively (2)


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