Loading... Please wait...
Toggle Top Menu

Our Specialties

Filigree Kovsch Basket

Hover over image to zoom

  • Filigree Kovsch Basket
  • Filigree Kovsch Basket
  • Filigree Kovsch Basket
  • Filigree Kovsch Basket

Filigree Kovsch Basket. A kovsch is boat shaped bowl with, in this case, two handles. A real jewel of Old World Russian filigree work made by hand and not a machine. This delicate and labor-intensive piece is an excellent example of design and craftsmanship reminiscent of "bobbin-lace" (a textile made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wound on bobbins). The copper piece is dipped in practically pure (99.9%) silver. Hand crafted in Kazakovo, near Nihzny Novgorod (formerly the city of Gorky). The craftsmanship is here on full display with leaves, tendrils and wings winding about to form an elaborate feast for the senses. The beading in the center of the two sides is uncommon in our experience. The work involved to have the filigree run up the ends and form a handle is also uncommon.  In very good bright silver condition with various traces of silver sulfide in a few spots. It bears more of this sulfide and could be given an additional cleaning or two plus some scrubbing with a brush to remove what remains, otherwise overall very good. A nice gift for the Russian filigree connoisseur or collector. 10" length, 5" width, 3" height. Only 1 available.  

SKU: MD-SP32
RRP: $95.00
$69.00 (You save $26.00)

You Recently Viewed...

 

Learn about...

Subscribe to our newsletter


   Coupons    Information    Fun


Like us on Facebook!
 
 

Copyright 2018 The Russian Gift Shop. All Rights Reserved.
Sitemap

Click the button below to add the Filigree Kovsch Basket to your wish list.