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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."

Category:
ENAMELS
Object name:
Kovsh with Detail from "A Boyar Wedding Feast"
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Moscow
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
overall __3.50 IN __4.00 IN
overall __8.89 CM __10.16 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.36
Class:
ENAMEL
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:
"Odom, Anne. Fabergé at Hillwood. Edited by Nancy Eickel. The Hillwood Collection Series. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 1998.","Odom, Anne and Liana Paredes Arend. A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum. Edited by Nancy Eickel. Alexandria, VA: Art Services International, 1998. ","Zeisler, Wilfried. Fabergé Rediscovered. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Estate, Museum & Garden; London: D. Giles Ltd., 2018. "