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Made by: Pavel Ovchinnikov (Silversmith)

Currently in storage

About this object

Cover has an all over plique a jour enamel with three partially draped female or male figures holding ribbons and floral garlands in their upraised hands. Between them is an all over leaf and floral pattern, in the center is a buterfly. All this enamel being in various colors. The the border of the cover and the sides of the box have an all over filigree decoration in blue, red, green and white enamel.

Object name:
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK on bottomof the box: Delta for Moscow, kokoshnik right, 84, P.Ovchinnkov in cyrillic, double headed eagle. Lightly engraved at the rim number 390 and 12. Rim of the lid: Kokoshnik right, P.O. in cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973