Unusual Pair of Gilded Silver and Enamel Candlesticks

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By the Russian Court Silversmith, Pavel Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1883

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The nozzles and drip pans supported by turned balusters centered by spheres surmounted by stylized cocks and supporting horizontal ball finials suspending pendant bell flowers; the circular domed bases raised on chicken's leg supports with foliate mounts at the capitals; decorated all over with floral and geometric designs in various opaque and translucent enamels.