AN IMPERIAL SILVER-GILT PRESENTATION KOVSH

Moscow, 1786, assaymaster Andrei Titov, maker's mark Cyrillic GGK (Poslnikova-Loseva 746)

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Of oval outline, the interior repousse with the Imperial double-headed eagle, encircled by a laurel leaf band, the prow with applied eagle finial, the flattened handle chased with floral scrolls enclosing the engraved cypher of Catherine the Great surmounted by the Romanov crown, the exterior engraved with Cyrillic presentation inscription and date of 1786 terminating in the sovereign's profile within a foliate surround