Silver and enamel photo album cover, Ovchinnikov, 1890
Lot 201
A silver gilt and enamel presentation album coverPavel Ovchinnikov with Imperial Warrant, Moscow, early 1890s
Sold for £31,250 (US$ 51,027) inc. premium

Lot Details
A silver gilt and enamel presentation album cover
Pavel Ovchinnikov with Imperial Warrant, Moscow, early 1890s
rectangular form, centred with shaped cartouche with repoussé view of Moscow Kremlin, framed with repoussé panels featuring palace of Governor General of Moscow and probably Pashkov house and cloisonné enamel panels with foliate arabesques in traditional Russian style, surmounted with polychrome en plein enamel shield with Saint George, coat of arms for the city of Moscow, with additional small plaque left plain for engraving, further set with cloisonné enamel rosettes in each corner, 84 standard
31.1 x 41.9cm (12 1/4 x 16 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired at anonymous sale, Christie's, 18 April, 2008, lot 157
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