8 June 2010
A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
Mark of Nikolai Alekseev, Moscow, 1908-1917
Of traditional form, on circular foot with raised prow and hook handle, the body enamelled with shaded varicolor stylized flowers on a light blue ground, beneath a band of flowerheads and translucent red and green roundels on an olive ground, the rim with twisted ropework border, the handle with shaded varicolor flowers on an olive ground and light blue pellet border, marked under base, also with French import mark
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long
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