A LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT KOVSH MARK OF THE ELEVENTH SILVER ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

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A LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT KOVSH MARK OF THE ELEVENTH SILVER ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 Of traditional form, with raised prow and hook handle, the lower body with varicolour enamel floral sprays on olive ground, beneath varicolour scrolling geometric motifs on blue, green and black grounds, all within twisted ropework borders, the handle similarly decorated, the base engraved in Russian In your nostalgic times with a cigarette, remember those of us who love you / 22 XII 1914. with six signatures, marked under base 13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) long