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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 394

    Two silver salt thrones

    MARK OF KIRILL FEDOROV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890 AND MARK OF IVAN SVESHNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1870

    Price Realised  

    Two silver salt thrones
    mark of Kirill Fedorov, Moscow, circa 1890 and mark of Ivan Sveshnikov, Moscow, 1870
    Each of typical form, one with pierced back simulating a stylised wooden hut, with gilt interior, marked under cover and under base; the other with pierced back and engraved with floral and foliate motifs, the interior of the lid engraved with a chicken within a circular cartouche, fully marked
    The first 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high, the second 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high (2)


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