A RUSSIAN GILDED SILVER SALT CHAIR, MOSCOW, 1883

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The chair back decorated to resemble the side of a peasant house: the engraved simulated wood is relieved by a window with ornate window surrounds (nalichniki) and the top with carved beams; the remainder of the body carved in imitation of peasant woodcarving and embroidery with unidentified Cyrillic maker's mark A.S.