RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO SALT THRONE

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Moscow, 1869

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With raised openwork back, the hinged seat nielloed with a Cyrillic inscription, the underside engraved with a rooster, the sides nielloed with scrolling foliage, maker's mark unclear. Together with a silver Tray, of octafoil form, with scroll handles, engraved with architectural views and flowersprays, circa 1900, 5 ozs. 10 dwts.