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Kovsh (Russia)

This is a Kovsh. It was made by V. Sasikov. It is dated 1861 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is gilt silver, niello. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. It is credited Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

  • Cono Brooch
  • stoneware (gres ceramic), gold with neillo (alloy of silver,copper, and lead....
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-9

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 14 x 7.8 x 4.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Kovsh (Russia); Made by V. Sasikov; gilt silver, niello; L x W x D: 14 x 7.8 x 4.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/16 x 1 11/16 in.); Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; 1983-69-19

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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