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Pair of Russian Silver Double Salts

Auction:
2332
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Russian Silver Double Salts, St. Petersburg, 1857, with stylized shell-form cellars centered by openwork rocaille stem, set with two shields engraved with crowned monogram to one side, and Imperial double-eagle crest to other, on oblong base with scrolled toes, ht. 4, wd. 6 1/4 in., approx. 20 troy oz.

Note: Possibly engraved with the monogram of Empress Maria Alexandrovna.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

St. Petersburg, Maria Alexandrovna, Empress , Rococo

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