Gilded silver and shaded and cloisonnÃ© enamel kovsh with geometric and floral motifs on a blue ground. A kovsh is a traditional Russian drinking cup, originally carved out of wood in the form of a duck. In this decorative kovsh, the bird-like form is clearly evident.
By the 11th Artel, Moscow, ca. 1910
Length: 4-1/8 inches; height: 2 inches