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KOVSH

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The kovsh is flattish with a round bowl. The handle is almost triangular in shape with a scalloped edge. The figure of an Eastern rider on a white horse is enameled on a grey blue ground. Stylized flowers and leaves in rust, dark green and dark blue decorate the side of the kovsh on a slightly lighter grey blue ground. Interior, wires and base are gilded. Cloisonné enamel.

Object name:
KOVSH
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
4.1 × 6 × 9.7 cm (1 5/8 × 2 3/8 × 3 13/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.216
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK 88 (silver content); kokoshnik facing right (1908-1917); Delta (for Moscow); K. Faberge in Cyrillic with imperial warrant struck over Rückert's mark [On bottom] SCRATCHED NUMBER 27461 [On bottom]
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1990