A silver-gilt and champlevé enamel-mounted nephrite charka

MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S INITIALS 'AH', ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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A silver-gilt and champlevé enamel-mounted nephrite charka
Marked P. Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, with the workmaster's initials 'AH', St Petersburg, circa 1890
The hemispherical hardstone bowl engraved on the exterior with Christ Pantocrator, on circular base with band of enamelled roundels in dark and light blue between twisted ropework on four gadrooned feet, with integral raised beaded scroll handle decorated with blue, green and black, marked on base
3 in. (7.7 cm.) wide over handle