Lot 239 (Fine Interiors (including Silver) - Two Day Sale (DAY ONE), 4th December 2018)

A set of four early 20th century Russian silver and enamel kovshi

A set of four early 20th century Russian silver and enamel kovshi,
stamped 0.84 with Delta mark for Moscow and maker's initials GMA,
each decorated in polychrome enamels with flower and foliate detail,
18.5cm wide
4.5cm deep,
together with an, associated set of four Russian silver and enamel spoons,
each with a circular bowl with polychrome decorated underside, on a slender handle terminating in a hook finial,
7cm long (8)

Sold for £2,900

Condition report
The kovshi:
These are by the 26th Artel
Length of kovshi is 8cm
Condition on each, there is black staining from salt and the gilding is worn. There is heavy burnish to exterior of salts and there is very, very little wear to enamel.

The, , spoons:
Condition, on three, the enamel on back of bowl is lacking to scroll work, the fourth has damage, but not as extensive.
Maker's mark is Cyvillic EMA and is squashed on stem.


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The auction details are as follows:

Auction: Fine Interiors (including Silver) - Two Day Sale (DAY ONE), 4th December 2018

30 November 2018 9am - 5pm
1 December 2018 10am - 1pm
2 December 2018 10am - 1pm
3 December 2018 9am - 5pm
4 December 2018 from 9am

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