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.
- 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
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