A PARCEL-GILT IMPERIAL PRESENTATION KOVSH

probably Moscow, circa 1689

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Of traditional form, the oval body engraved with a gilt inscription in Viaz script, the centre repousse, chased and engraved with the Imperial double-headed eagle in a circle engraved with floral scrolls within decorative border, the raised prow with foliate scroll and acorn finial, the plain raised flat handle with similar foliate decoration, the base with later engraved Russian inscription 'A.Sh. No 86.', apparently unmarked