A large gilded silver and shaded cloisonne enamel antique Russian kovsh, made in Moscow between 1908 and 1917 by Gregory Sbitnev.
Length 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm).
Weight 14.4 oz (409 g)
Struck under base with Moscow 1908-1917 assay mark for 84 zolotnik silver standard (875 silver), master’s initials Cyrillic ‘GS’, and later Latvian control marks (1920s-1930s) for imported foreign silver.