28 November 2007
THE PROPERTY OF AN EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
A silver-gilt cloisonné enamel kovsh
Cyrillic mark of Fedor Rückert, Moscow, 1896-1908
Circular, on conforming foot, the body and interior roundel with stylized shaded enamel flowers on blue ground, the outer border with panel at the prow and beneath the hook handle, of deep red ground with foiled blue ovals, simulating jewels, the handle with vari-colour floral scrolls on blue, the sides on red ground, embellished with wirework and beading within ropework borders, marked under base
6 in. (15.2 cm.) long
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