A PRESENTATION SILVER AND CLOISONNE ENAMELLED JEWELRY-CASKET

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marked with the imperial warrant of ovchinnikov, moscow, 1887, assaymaster viktor savinkov

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Rectangular, on four bun feet, the base decorated with a laurel-leaf border, the sides and cover ornately chased with scrolling foliage, blossoms, jardiniГЁres, strapwork motifs and a pair of griffons in high relief, the cover decorated with a wide band and oval medallion of cloisonne enamel enclosed by a chased silver-gilt laurel wreath and rocaille below a coronet, the corners and borders enamelled with geometric motifs, each champleve enamelled baluster-shaped handle supended from lion masks (one handle broken), engraved with the monogram K H on one side and the date February 20, 1913 with a dedication inscription, on the other side