Results 1 2995
1150 Previous Next

Kovsh
Additional Views Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Kovsh


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This utensil is in the form of a kovsh, a boat-shaped drinking vessel. Both the spout in the shape of a monstrous bat with spreading wings and the handle terminating in a bust of a Kazan warrior have been cast in silver. The border of interlace is studded with cabochon rubies, sapphires, emeralds, and moonstones.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/01/1963Treatmentcleaned
10/15/1963Treatmentcleaned; coated
Exhibitions
  • The Fabergé Menagerie. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Portland Art Museum, Portland. 2003-2004.
Provenance Shreve, Crump & Low Co., Boston [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Leroy Lipman, Baltimore; Walters Art Museum, 1962, by gift.
Credit Gift of LeRoy Lipman, 1962

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Period
1899-1908
Medium
silver (84 zolotnik), rubies, sapphires, emeralds, moonstones
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1920
Measurements
8 7/16 x 17 1/2 in. (21.5 x 44.4 cm)
Geographies
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: Kovsh Thumbnail: Kovsh
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Kovsh