For a similar nielloed Imperial Presentation kovsh, also engraved with the cypher of Emperor Alexander I and presented to Major Andrei Andreevich Mizinov in 1820, please see A. Odom, Russian Silver in America: Surviving the Melting Pot, London, 2011, p. 126 and p. 129.
An Imperial Presentation Kovsh, described as ‘A Russian Parcel-gilt bowl, chased with a double-headed eagle, marked with the crowned initial A’ was sold as part of the property of The Rt. Hon. Viscount Wimborne; Christie’s, London, 8 March 1923, lot 318.
A comparable silver-gilt and niello presentation kovsh, engraved with the cypher of Emperor Alexander I and dated 1819, was sold as part of the Herbette Collection, Christie's, Geneva, 26 May 1971, lot 448, and Christie's, Geneva, 12 May 1981, lot 87.