Two Russian Silver Salt Thrones
Moscow, late 19th/early 20th century
Each of traditional form, on bracket feet, the back pierced and engraved with architectural motifs, with hinged seat. Height of taller 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm), total approximately 12 ounces (372 grams).
C The Estate of a Gentleman, Park Avenue and Southampton, New York
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Other: Maker's mark Cyrillic "A.F," 1899-1908
Larger throne: 6.5 ounces (205 grams)
Smaller throne: 5.4 ounces (167 grams)
In generally good condition. Light surface wear, scratches and minor bruises in areas; edges of pierced decoration slightly bent in areas; taller throne with back left foot slightly impacted; shorter throne with feet and apron slightly bent in areas.
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