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A silver, pictorial and cloisonné enamel and cut-glass kovsh, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1908-1917

Property of an Important Family (lots 18-21, 138, 142, 144, 146-152, 156-164, 205)

A silver, pictorial and cloisonné enamel and cut-glass kovsh, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1908-1917

A silver, pictorial and cloisonné enamel and cut-glass kovsh, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1908-1917

Property of an Important Family (lots 18-21, 138, 142, 144, 146-152, 156-164, 205)

A silver, pictorial and cloisonné enamel and cut-glass kovsh, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1908-1917


The cut-glass body with scalloped rim, the shaped handle enamelled boldly with the head of a bearded bogatyr, the surrounds enamelled in shades of brown, grey, blue and green, struck under handle with maker's mark, 88 standard

length 31.2 cm, 12 3/8 in.

Very good condition overall, A few small areas of restoration fluoresce under UV along lower red border and the oval motifs at the top. There appears to be a small line of residue to the left of the Bogatyr's head in the purple ground. Light chips to high points of glass, consistent with age and use.


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Sotheby’s Parke Bernet, New York, 10-11 June 1981, lot 116
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner