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A PLIQUE-À-JOUR ENAMEL SILVER CHARKA AND A KOVSH
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A PLIQUE-À-JOUR ENAMEL SILVER CHARKA AND A KOVSH

BOTH, MARK OF GUSTAV KLINGERT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

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A PLIQUE-À-JOUR ENAMEL SILVER CHARKA AND A KOVSH
BOTH, MARK OF GUSTAV KLINGERT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
Both, plique-à-jour enamelled throughout with varicolour geometric motifs within twisted ropework borders, the charka, on three scroll feet, the kovsh, with a raised prow and flat handle, on a spreading foot, both marked on handles
The kovsh, 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) wide and smaller
Provenance
Acquired by the great-grandparents of the present owner in New York, circa 1950.
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