A silver, enamel and cut-glass kovsh, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1908-1917
oval, the handle enamelled en plein with a woman in traditional Russian dress, surrounded by cloisonné geometric
Pan-Slavic motifs, struck Khlenbikov in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial warrant, 88 standard
length with handle 32cm, 12¼in.
Overall in good condition; with a handful of chips to the base of the cut glass bowl. The enamel handle with some minor chips to the enamel, not to the metal, and some tiny patches of restoration in correspondence with the chips.
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