A Fabergé silver gilt imperial presentation kovsh

Fabergé with Imperial Warrant, Moscow, 1895, inventory number 5939

Of traditional form, on a round foot, the sides of the body with reeded decoration, the kokoshnik-shaped handle cast and chased with scrolling pan-slavic strapwork decoration, marked under base K. Fabergé with imperial warrant together with Moscow assaymaster's marks L.O. for Lev Friedrikhovich Olets and dated 1895, with inventory scratchmark 5939, and on foot, also with French import marks.

L: 15 1/8 in. Weight: 32.25 oz. t.

Estimate $12,000-18,000

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