Russian vermeil and email swan-form kovsch
Russian, 20th Century
Height 9.5cm, width 10cm, depth 7cm
This fine Russian kovsch is crafted in swan form in vermeil, featuring a heavily stylized neck and head. The kovsch is decorated all over with polychrome swan depictions and floral arabesques executed in cloisonné enamel on a white enamel ground, and stands on ball feet of vermeil.