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A Russian gem-set and silver-gilt kovsh, Grachev Brothers, St Petersburg, circa 1890

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Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

A Russian gem-set and silver-gilt kovsh, Grachev Brothers, St Petersburg, circa 1890

A Russian gem-set and silver-gilt kovsh, Grachev Brothers, St Petersburg, circa 1890

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

25,200

GBP

A Russian gem-set and silver-gilt kovsh, Grachev Brothers, St Petersburg, circa 1890


Finely chased with scrolls and stylised foliage, the handle and prow with a cabochon-cut gem, the top tip of the prow with an imperial eagle, probably applied later, struck underneath with maker's mark under the imperial warrant, 84 standard

length 33cm, 13in.

In general good condition. Minor scratches and some tarnishing, notably to three-headed eagle, all consistent with age and use. The eagle finial is later.


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