MARKED WITH THE CYRILLIC INITIALS POSSIBLY OF DMITRII NIKOLAEV, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

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A silver-gilt cloisonné enamel Kovsh

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A silver-gilt cloisonné enamel Kovsh
marked with the Cyrillic initials possibly of Dmitrii Nikolaev, Moscow, 1896-1908
Of traditional form, the oval body with raised prow decorated with stylized varicolour floral and foliate scrolls with birds and insects on a greenish-brown ground within blue pellet borders, the top of the slightly raised hook handle similarly decorated, marked under base
87/8in. (22.5cm.) long