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Kovsh with a Cone Finial
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Kovsh with a Cone Finial


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The interior is decorated with an image of a swan plucking its feathers and also with patterns of flowers and tendrils in pastel colors, all over a cream-colored ground. The exterior, in contrast, is decorated with tulip blossoms over a turquoise ground.
Provenance Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Maker's mark] In Cyrillic: DS; [Symbol] kokoshnik left, 88; [Maker's mark] On handle in Cyrillic: DS, 88
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010

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Period
1905-1908
Medium
silver gilding, painted and filigree enamel
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.853
Measurements
H: 2 13/16 x W with handle and tip: 5 1/16 x D: 2 1/2 in. (7.1 x 12.8 x 6.3 cm)
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