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Lot 106Russian Parcel-Gilt Silver Salt Throne
Maker's mark AA, Moscow, 1884
Of traditional form, on pierced bracket feet, the elaborately pierced back in the form of a window frame, the waisted rectangular base engraved in Russian: Eat bread, salt and listen to good people, with a hinged seat. Height 6 1/2 inches (16.5 cm), approximately 11.4 ounces (355 grams).

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

Sold for $3,125
Estimate $600-800

In good condition. Light surface wear, scratches and minor bruises in areas; gilding lightly rubbed; edges of pierced decoration slightly bent in areas.

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