Lot 101Russian 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
Sold for $2,813
In good condition. Light surface wear, scratches and minor bruises in areas; gilding lightly rubbed; left front foot slightly bent.
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