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April 5, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Imperial Russian Gold-washed .875 Silver Throne-form Salt Cellar

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715BLocation: BostonDate / Time: April 05, 2014 10:00AM


Imperial Russian Gold-washed .875 Silver Throne-form Salt Cellar, Moscow, c. 1870, maker's mark "AK," assayer's mark "B.C," possibly for Veniamin Savinsky, engraved throughout with various motifs including a rooster to the seat, foliate scrollwork, and inscriptions, ht. 2 1/4 in., approx. 1.7 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Moscow, Veniamin Savinsky