A Russian silver gilt and plique-a-jour enamel footed bowl, no apparent maker’s mark, Moscow, circa 1890. The hemispherical bowl decorated with translucent multi-color enamel branches, birds, flowers and foliage on a gilt stippled ground with rope-work rim, the stem similarly decorated. Marked under bowl. Dimensions: 3 3/4" h x 5 3/4" d.
A RUSSIAN GILDED SILVER AND SHADED ENAMEL KOVSH, MOSCOW, 1896 the bowl enamelled with colorful sirin among polychrome foliage and flowers, all against a pale cream ground, with rope twist borders and finial formed as the Imperial double-headed eagle, struck with unidentified Cyrillic maker's mark SB Length 8 1/8 in.; 20.6 cm