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Kovsh with Detail from "A Boyar Wedding Feast"

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Kovsh with Detail from "A Boyar Wedding Feast"

Made by: Fabergé __Firm ||Rückert, Fedor __Workmaster

On view in: Pavilion

About this object

Shape copies a very early type of kovsh. The handle takes the form of a fantastic animal head. Outside surface and handle are covered with filigree enamel of dark muted colors with elaborate wire-work.The painted enamel miniature on the front shows a detail of the bridal couple from Konstantin Makovskii's painting "A Boyar Wedding Feast."

Object name:
Kovsh with Detail from "A Boyar Wedding Feast"
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Moscow
Date made:
overall __3.50 IN __4.00 IN
overall __8.89 CM __10.16 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK __kokoshnik, kokoshnik facing right with 88 with delta for Moscow 1908-1917, signed K. Faberge with double headed eagle for imperial warrant, scratch mark 32770 __on bottom
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé at Hillwood","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","Fabergé Rediscovered"