Lot 1758 - A170 Silver & Porcelain - Monday, 15. September 2014, 02.00 PM
SILVER-GILT KOVSH,Moscow 1794. Inspector's mark Alexej Iwanow Wichljajew. With maker's mark. The inside with chased double-eagle and the depiction of a horseman. Cyrillic inscription which can be translated as "For Faith and Loyalty". Handle with the crowned monogram of Tsarina Catherine II. The opposite side of the handle, with a cast double-eagle. The walls engraved with six cartouches depicting the tsarina and referring to the recipient in 18th century Cyrillic script. Freely translated as: "For Ivan the Small/Boy as a thank you for his long service, 20 May 1794". Gilding, rubbed in some areas. L ca. 26.5 cm, 420g. Provenance: German private collection.
Provenienz: Deutsche Privatsammlung.
CHF 5 000 / 7 000
€ 4 670 / 6 540
Sold for CHF 60 000 (including buyer’s premium)
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