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A Fabergé Imperial Presentation silver kovsh, workmaster Jenny Väkevä (Wäkeva), St Petersburg, 1902-1903
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A Fabergé Imperial Presentation silver kovsh, workmaster Jenny Väkevä (Wäkeva), St Petersburg, 1902-1903
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A Fabergé Imperial Presentation silver kovsh, workmaster Jenny Väkevä (Wäkeva), St Petersburg, 1902-1903
the bowl and cartouche-form handle cast with strapwork and leaf scrolls, the handle applied with an Imperial eagle, rope twist borders, struck with workmaster's initials and K. Fabergé beneath the Imperial Warrant, 84 standard, scratched inventory number 9728
length: 31.6cm, 12 3/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

Jenny Väkevä was the wife of Konstantin and thus daughter-in-law of the head of the silversmithing family, Stefan.  Widowed in 1902, she inherited the right to mark part of the family's production with her own initials. 

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