THREE cloisonne ENAMEL AND SILVER-GILT SALT CHAIRS

The first with the Cyrillic initials of Ivan Andreev, Moscow, 1888, the second with the Cyrillic initials of Nikolai Strulev, Moscow, 1889, the third with the Cyrillic initials of S. Ikonnikov, Moscow, 1879

Add to collection

All of traditional form, the first decorated with stylized Pan-Slavic vari-colored cloisonne enamel motifs on silver-gilt stippled ground on four bracket feet, the second with similar cloisonne enamel design, the back decorated with stylized birds within turquoise blue pellet borders, with square base, the third, silver-gilt, the hinged cover with the engraved Russian adage 'Without salt and without bread, it is only half a meal'