Lot 89
  • 89

A Russian silver Imperial presentation kovsh, 1704

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Sold
131,000 USD
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Description

the border engraved with an inscription describing the presentation of this kovsh to Vologda tax collector Dmitry Berezin in 1704 for exemplary service, the interior of the basin embossed with a gilded double-headed Imperial eagle within a laurel wreath, the handle also engraved with the Imperial double-headed eagle, the prow set with a cast Imperial eagle, apparently unmarked
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