07-18-2015 07-18-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2835B Boston
July 18, 2015 10:00 AMCalender
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Fabergé .916 Silver-gilt and Cloisonné-enameled Kovsh

$14,760$12,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 19, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Fabergé .916 Silver-gilt and Cloisonné-enameled Kovsh, Moscow, 1908-17, Feodor Rückert, workmaster, 88 Kokoshnik standard, marked in "K. Fabergé" with the Imperial Warrant in incuse lettering, also bearing later Russian assay marks, and rubbed mark possibly "M Yu" in Cyrillic, the raised prow formed as stylized dragon's head and the reticulated handle its' tail, decorated throughout in varicolored and shaded enamel in the pan-Slavic style, lg. 5 3/4 in., approx. 5.2 troy oz.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Numerous restored areas including top surface of handle, one "eye," small scroll to right of prow joint, front left segment below prow (lg. about 1 in.). One side with three lunettes around the rim with restoration (one extending further into the field) and an area with a foliate scroll on the handle end (lg. 1 1/2 in.). The other side with restoration to one lunette, two crosshatched segments and a foliate scroll near prow (about lg. 1 in.)


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Keywords

Moscow, head