Lot 483: A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH, MOSCOW, BEFORE 1899 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: of traditional form, with shaped flat handled, on a raised circular foot, enameled overall with shaded flowers and scrolling foliage on a pale blue ground, the center of the bowl depicting a bird on branch
In good condition overall. Light surface scratches consistent with use.
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Dimensions: length 3 3/8 in.