A set of six silver-gilt and plique-á-jour enamel beakers, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908
of typical form, decorated with stylized flowers and foliage, the base centred with a blossom ornament, all struck with maker's initials in Cyrillic, 84 standard
height 4.7cm, 1⅞in.
Overall in good condition; with only a few cracks to the cloisons. One beaker with an extensively cracked area. Another beaker with a small chip.
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