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Kovsh (Russian wine cup)

Kovsh (Russian wine cup)

  • Place of origin:

    Russia

  • Date:

    1635

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, parcel-gilt

  • Museum number:

    M.164-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silver, parcel-gilt, raised and engraved, with cast and applied foliage ornament at one end of the rim opposite the handle.

Place of Origin

Russia

Date

1635

Materials and Techniques

Silver, parcel-gilt

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm Base to top of handle, Width: 18 cm maximum width across the bowl, Length: 30.5 cm length from rim to tip of handle, Weight: 428 cm entire bowl

Descriptive line

Silver, parcel-gilt, raised and engraved, with cast and applied foliage ornament at one end of the rim opposite the handle. Unmarked.

Labels and date

3. WINE-LADLE (Kovsh)
RUSSIAN; dated 1635
Silver, parcel-gilt

Inscribed as being the gift of the Tsar Michael to Ivan Kostyurin, Lord of Council, as a reward for military service at Tula and Serpukhov.

From the Wimborne Collection.
M.164-1923 [1980-1990]

Materials

Silver

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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