Lot 478: A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL HANDLED BOWL, PROBABLY OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1883 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oval, with swing handle, on a raised foot, enameled overall with flowers, scrolling foliage, geometric motifs, and stylized birds on a black ground, 88 standard
Light surface scratches and bruises to edges consistent with age. Minors losses to enamel throughout, especially to one side of bowl, with areas of restoration.
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Dimensions: length 7½ in.