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KOVSH WITH DETAIL FROM "A BOYAR WEDDING FEAST"

Made by: Fabergé

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:
8.9 × 10.2 cm (3 1/2 × 4 in.)

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:
"Fabergé at Hillwood","Fabergé Rediscovered","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"