Russian Silver: A Russian 84 standard silver swing-handled small basket, Pavel Ovchinnikov, Assay Master Nikolay Nikolayevich Korbitsky, Moscow. Plain oval, the sides rounded at the base, on a collet foot, simple loop handle, marked with Imperial Warrant dating to 1887. 16.6oz.
Ovchinnikov's workshop produced silver, gold and enamel wares of the highest quality and he was awarded the Imperial warrant to Tsar Nicholas III, as well as being recognised as official supplier to Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy and Christian IX of Denmark. His products are of the finest quality and range to include the most finely worked enamel decorated pieces.
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