Lot 131Russian Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Large Table Mirror and Hand Mirror
Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1880s
The table mirror with an oval plate within a conforming frame enameled with varicolored flowers and foliage within a pellet border, on two legs formed as cockerels, on ball and claw feet, the crest in the form of a crowned cartouche centering a monogram and flanked by two cockerels, with a wood back and strut; the hand mirror similarly decorated. Height of table mirror 24 inches (61 cm), width 15 inches (38 cm).
A nearly identical table mirror by Ovchinnikov was sold Sotheby's, New York, April 15, 2008, lot 348. Another comparable table mirror by Ovchinnikov was sold Sotheby's, New York, April 15, lot 201.
C A Connecticut Private Collection
Length of hand mirror 12 1/4 inches (31 cm).
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