A silver-gilt and shaded enamel kovsh
maker's marks Cyrillic SB and AL, Moscow, before 1899
of traditional form in the 17th century taste with detached Imperial Eagle finial descending to twisted wirework rim and white pellet border terminating in flattened scrolling handle enclosing sections of densely enamelled pink and yellow scored flora against olive ground, the interior centred with Imperial Eagle against cream ground, raised upon shallow circular foot, 84 standard
length including handle: 14.7cm (5 1/2in).
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