KOVSH WITH SCENE AFTER KONSTANTIN MAKOVSKY'S "A BOYAR WEDDING FEAST"
Made by: Konstantin Egorovich Makovskii
Currently in storage
About this object
Shape copies a very early type of kovsh. The handle takes the form of a fantastic animal head. Outside surface and handle are covered with filigree enamel of dark muted colors with elaborate wirework. The painted enamel miniature on the front shows a detail of the bridal couple from Konstantin Makovskii's painting "A Boyar Wedding Feast."
- Object name:
- KOVSH WITH SCENE AFTER KONSTANTIN MAKOVSKY'S "A BOYAR WEDDING FEAST"
- Made from:
- Silver gilt -- enamel
- Made in:
- Moscow, Russia
- Date made:
- 8.9 × 10.2 cm (3 1/2 × 4 in.)
Detailed information for this item
- Catalog number:
- Signature marks:
- MARK kokoshnik, kokoshnik facing right with 88 with delta for Moscow 1908-1917, signed K. Faberge with double headed eagle for imperial warrant [On bottom] SCRATCHED NUMBER 32770 [On bottom]
- Credit line:
- Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973