Lot 1178 - A182 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 21. September 2017, 10.00 AM

SILVER-GILT KOVSH FROM ALEXEI I.

Russia, 1667/68.
Parcel-gilt oval bowl, the center engraved with a crowned double-headed eagle. The handle with matching engraved decoration. The outside inscribed in old Cyrillic, explaining that Alexei I. presented the merchant Alexej Suchanov with this kvosh for collecting customs tariffs in the year 1667/1668.
24x38 cm. 780 g.

Provenance:
- from the Collection of F. F. von Uthemann, St. Petersburg/Geneva.

CHF 35 000 / 60 000

€ 30 700 / 52 630

Sold for CHF 164 900 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.