Re: [sig] Re: period eating utensils
>> That is more than fair. I think kovsh sounds right, by yourYes, it is a kovsh. Drinking-vessels with a single handle that is
>> description--they looked to me like heavily decorated, boat-shaped
>> with handles. Thank you,
(usually) offset vertically and runs parallel to the ovate or boat-shaped bowl.
A silver-gilt and shaded cloisonné enamel kovsh decorated with acorns on
dark blue background in the Pan-Slavic style. By Fabergé,
Moscow,1896-1908, length - 3.25"
Modern, but drool, drool.
Bratina and Kovsh Novgorod, 1428-1435; Moscow, 16th c. Silver
If you look at the kovsh, there is a little figure at the bottom. Probably
meant as a suprise for the boyar who drinks all his mead! :-)
Novgorod, 1428-1435; Moscow, first quarter of the 16th c. Silver Hammering,
engraving, casting, gilding 17x12x5 cm; 35.5x24x5 cm
- It'll have to be this weekend when I get to my home computer.
Yana, if I send the pics to you, too , can you put them in the
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>Yana, if I send the pics to you, too , can you put them in theSure! I always welcome pictures for the archive. And pictures for the
photo gallery of SIG people too (hint, hint).
--Yana, who is awaiting the end of the semester anxiously, not only because
she will finally be graduating, but because she can update the Russian
Knowledge Page and work on other SIG related matters. :-)