A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
Mark of Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1896-1908
Of traditional form on a circular foot, with raised prow and hook handle, the lobed oval body and handle enameled with trails of scrolling flowers and berries in shades of blue, green, red, purple and white on a gilt stippled ground, the handle with a blue enamel and scrolled wirework border, marked under base
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) long
Collection of Ambassador Joseph E. Davies.
Sotheby's, New York, December 11, 1996, lot 372.