Lot 102Russian Silver-Gilt Salt Throne
Maker's mark Cyrillic A.S., possibly for Alexei Stepanov, Moscow, 1883
In the form of an izbushka, on bracket feet, the back formed as a gabled timber wall centering a window, the trapezoidal base and hinged seat engraved with geometric motifs. Height 6 3/4 inches (17.1 cm), approximately 13.3 ounces (412 grams).
Sotheby's, London, June 8, 2011, lot 461.
C The Estate of a Gentleman, Park Avenue and Southampton, New York
Sold for $4,688
In good condition. Light surface wear, scratches and minor bruises in areas; gilding lightly rubbed; trim on top edge missing pin on reverse (on one corner) and is slightly loose.
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