Russian Silver Figure of Standing Moujik

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reference number: RS_032

late 19th – early 20th century


height: 5 cm

maker’s mark: Cyrillic initial P.A. of Pavel Ovchinnikov

silver standard: 88 zolotnik

Silver seal shaped as a figure of a standing moujik with a yoke over his left shoulder, standing on a domed circular base; the matrix is engraved with crowned monogram.


Ovchinnikov, alongside with Fabergé, was one of the most important silver- and goldsmith of the nineteenth century Russia. The firm’s production was highly praised by many other European royal courts. Ovchinnikov was appointed the official purveyor to Tsar Alexander III and the Imperial Russian Court, King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Grand Duke Mikhail Nicholayevich, and King Christian IX of Denmark. The firm’s work was featured in numerous exhibitions around the world and received several prestigious awards.

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