A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH

MARK OF VASILIY AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH
MARK OF VASILIY AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917
Of traditional form, with a raised prow and shaped hook handle, the body and handle enamelled overall with varicolour scrolling foliage and flowerheads on beige, green and brown ground, the front centring a double-headed eagle, within wirework borders, engraved under base with a dedication in Russian 'To a Termez bek / in memory of friendship / from the 'Shirabad' Society / 1914', marked under base
9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) wide