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Lot 101
Russian Silver Salt Throne
Dimitri Nikolaev, Moscow, 1885
Of traditional form, on bracket feet, the arched back pierced with two opposing cockerels, the bombé base with hinged seat engraved in Russian: Without salt, without bread, it is only half a meal. Height 4 3/4 inches (12 cm), approximately 6 ounces (190 grams).


C The Estate of a Gentleman, Park Avenue and Southampton, New York

Estimate: $500 - $700
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

In good condition. Light surface wear, scratches and minor bruises in areas; gilding lightly rubbed; left front foot slightly bent.


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Estimate: $500 - $700
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters/Russian Works of Art

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