2 December 2015
A Russian Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kovsh
PROBABLY FEODOR RÜCKERT FOR OREST KURLYUKOV, MOSCOW, 1908–1917, 88 STANDARD
Length 21 cm.
Of spherical form with slightly raised prow, the body decorated in shaded polychrome enamels, with stylised flowerheads in muted earthy tones against an off-white ground, the front centering a characteristic flower with blue and orange petals, the handle with matching decor, on raised tapering foot with engraved dedication in Cyrillic “Vladimiru Bakaleynikovu / Druzya Muzikal’noy Studii i Orkestra MHAT 14/III 1924”, gilt interior further engraved in Cyrillic “Pey, Piva Ne Zhaley”.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.