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Kovsh

Russian (Moscow)
about 1721
Mark of Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, Russia

Dimensions

9.52 x 27.94 cm (3 3/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

54.516

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Elliptical bowl, domed center repousse with triple-crowned double-headed eagle in wreath against delicately dotted ground. Sides engraved with inscriptions in acanthus reserves. Cross on crowned double eagle cast at end. High handle with cast crowned motive with silver plaque of engraved portrait head of Peter the Great. Marks on back of handle: No.8119 in Rosenberg and two others.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Foster Stearns