London, South Kensington
30 November 2007
A SMALL EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL KOVSH,
MARK OF FEDOR RUCKERT, "88" STANDARD, INVENTORY NUMBER 38929, 1908/17,
With upright rectangular handle with pierced circular finger grip, gilt interior, decorated in Pan-Slavic style with double-headed eagles, stylised coniferous trees, triangular motifs, beads, medallions & geometric decoration in grey, dark green white, deep pink & shades of blue on a rust-coloured ground, 2½ in. long (6.5 cm.).
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