Russian Silver-Gilt and Niello Salt Throne
Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1888
Of traditional form, on bracket feet, the trapezoidal back centering a pierced roundel within a serrated border, on a tapering base chased with geometric and pan-Slavic borders, the hinged seat nielloed with scrolling foliage. Height 3 1/4 inches (8.3 cm).
Property of an Important Swiss Collector; sold Christie's, New York, April 9, 2014, lot 86.
C The Estate of a Gentleman, Park Avenue and Southampton, New York
Additional Notes & Condition Report
In good condition. Light surface wear, scratches and minor bruises in areas; gilding and niello lightly rubbed in areas.
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