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Rostropovich - Vishnevskaya: The Private Collection

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A parcel-gilt silver presentation kovsh, Moscow, 1709
the centre repoussé and chased with the double-headed Imperial eagle within an oak leaf border, tulip bud finial, the sides engraved with presentation inscription in Russian dated 3 March 1709 'from Peter the Great to the Muscovite gentleman Dimitri Ivanovitch Kutchkin in recognition of his services in administering the Yassak tax', struck with maker's marks A.R.Th. and L.A.V. (Cyrillic)
length 39cm, 15 3/8 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Zurich, 22 November 1978, lot 55

Exhibited

Russian Art Exhibition, London, 1935

Rostropovich - Vishnevskaya: The Private Collection

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