Fine and Rare Pair of Monumental Russian Silver-Gilt and Shaded Enamel Covered Vases

Ovchinnikov, Moscow, circa 1900

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The lobed bodies with six panels alternately enameled with Russian Imperial Eagles and flowering foliage, also with six lobes enameled with swans floating on ponds against a Chinese red ground, with borders of colored hardstone cabochons, each domed base raised on three bird-form feet, the domed lobed slip-on covers each with eight panels enameled with stylized flowers, each onion-dome finial also mounted with colored hardstones.50.7