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Lot 479: A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH, YAKOV BORISOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: of traditional form, with hook handle, enameled overall with shaded flowers and scrolling foliage on a pale green ground. Together with a Russian silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh, Vasily Agafonov, Moscow, 1899-1908, enameled with shaded flowers on a stippled ground, 84 standard, 2 pieces.
In generally good condition overall. Light surface scratches and bruises to edges consistent with age. The small kovsh with minor loss to enamel on one side.
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Dimensions: length of largest 5 in.