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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 218

    A silver-gilt double salt

    MARK OF NICHOLLS AND PLINCKE WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WORKMASTER'S INITIALS PK, ST. PETERSBURG, MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt double salt
    mark of Nicholls and Plincke with the Imperial warrant, workmaster's initials PK, St. Petersburg, mid-19th century
    Oval, on four foliate scroll feet, the base supporting an oval cartouche engraved with initials AMA surmounted by the Imperial crown to either side of the boat-shaped salt cellars, the base and salts with trompe l'oeil branch rims terminating in a central floral ring handle between the latter, marked under base and one salt
    6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) long
    14.56 oz. (452 gr.) (2)


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