A Russian Gilded Silver and Enamel Kovsh, Grachev Brothers, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
30,000 - 40,000 USD
bidding is closed
- with unidentified Cyrillic workmaster's initials A.P. Contained in original, fitted oak case. Together with a Karelian birch serving spoon mounted in silver and enamel.
enameled with colorful foliage, the shaped handle supported by an exotic sea serpent and applied with the monogram CM
The monogram CM on the handle of this kovsh is for Clara Muser, née Brügmann (1863-1921). She was married to Konrad Muser in 1883 and this kovsh has descended in the family to the present owner.