Rare Russian imperial presentation silver parcel-gilt kovsh

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Period of Alexei Mikhailovich (1645-1676), of shallow, boat shape with a pointed prow and flattened handle, the sides engraved with the Cyrillic inscription, "We, Alexei Mikhailovich, Emperor and Suzerain of Great, Small and White Russia, present this kovsh in this year, 1657, to Vikuli Kobalev, son of Nepeitzim, for wounds sustained while serving in the army, unmarked.