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A large silver-gilt and plique-à-jour enamel beaker, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, circa 1895
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A large silver-gilt and plique-à-jour enamel beaker, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, circa 1895
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A large silver-gilt and plique-à-jour enamel beaker, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, circa 1895
of tapering cylindrical form, the body decorated with panels depicting flower heads and foliage against a blue ground within white beaded borders, between scenes of brightly coloured tropical birds, pheasants, firebirds, and a man dressed in yellow robes, with twisted cable rims, on a domed circular foot with a brightly coloured band within beaded borders, inscribed on the underside “Made by P. Ovchinnikov and Sons”, otherwise unmarked
height 13cm, 5 1/8 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Zurich, 11 November 1977, lot 437

Sotheby's New York, 14-15 December 1984, lot 485

Sotheby's New York, 1 December 1998, lot 228

Lyon and Turnbull, The Chen Collection, 23 November 2008, lot 53.

Literature

Alexander von Solodkoff, Russian Gold and Silver, 1981, pl.62

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