A Fabergé silver kovsh, workmaster Julius Rappoport, St Petersburg, circa 1890

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The oval bowl repoussé and chased with rocaille scrolls and shells, the base inset with a silver 1-rouble coin of Emperor Peter I dated 1720, the cartouche-form handle with a silver 15-kopek coin of Empress Catherine II dated 1778, scroll feet, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard, scratched inventory numbers _204 and 42340length 14.3cm, 5 1/2 in.