FINE RUSSIAN CARVED NEPHRITE KOVSH MOUNTED IN GOLD AND SILVER-GILT AND SET WITH RUBIES AND DIAMONDS FOR THE ROMANOV TERCENTENARY

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Hahn Brothers

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St. Petersburg, C. 1913. The body carved of finely figured translucent green nephrite, the flat shaped gilt handle chased with rococo-style scrolls and shell-work with ruby and diamond-set flowersprays, a blue enamel plaque at the centre edged by diamonds and inscribed, "1613-1913", all surmounted by a jeweled Royal crown; the prow in the form of a diamond-set Russian Imperial Eagle above a cabochon ruby.