A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel kovsh

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P. Ovchinnikov, with workmaster's mark of Feodor Ruckert overstruck by the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1898-1908, with later French import marksof traditional form with an extending curved hook handle, raised rounded prow and spreading foot, the body and handle decorated with shaded enamel varicolour scrolling foliage and pink, purple and yellow flowerheads on cream ground, the border enhanced with a pale blue dot motif, the edges further enhanced with twisted wire, gilded interior, 88 standard length: 15cm (5 7/8in).