New York, Park Avenue
20 October 1998
A silver-gilt cloisonn enamel Kovsh
marked with the Cyrillic initials of Fedor Rckert, Moscow, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 25303
Of traditional form, on circular gilt base, the oval body with raised prow with ropework circles and blue petals with zigzag border and triangles, on brown and green ground, the raised shaped handle with foliate terminal, and with scrolling base, marked under base
4.3/8in. (11.2cm.) long
Christie's Geneva, 15 November 1978, lot 288
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Alexander von Solodkoff, Orfvrerie russe du XVIIe au XIXe sicle, (Fribourg, 1981), plate 69.
The scratched inventory number probably indicates that this kovsh was retailed by Faberg.
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