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A large silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908
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A large silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908
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A large silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908
in the form of a stylised duck, the circular bowl, long-billed head and flared tail feathers enamelled with polychrome pastel foliage and scales within geometric borders with star paillons, the ends with large rosette medallions, on stippled grounds, the lower part of the bowl with polished surface, the head with knop, obliterated maker's mark beneath the Imperial Warrant, 84 standard, scratched number 871
length 47cm, 18 1/2 in.
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Catalogue Note

An identical kovsh is illustrated, G. Hill, Fabergé and the Russian Master Goldsmiths, New York, 1989, no. 181, p. 230; and another, G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, no. 69, p. 74.

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