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A PARCEL-GILT AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL SALT THRONE
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A PARCEL-GILT AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL SALT THRONE

MARK OF YAKOV BORISOV, MOSCOW, 1887

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A PARCEL-GILT AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL SALT THRONE
MARK OF YAKOV BORISOV, MOSCOW, 1887
Of traditional form, on four stepped bracket feet, the slightly tapering base chased with geometric borders, with elaborately pierced back, applied with a possibly later medallion with a double-headed eagle, the cover applied with a possibly later champlevé enamel coat-of-arms of Oryol, marked under base and cover
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high
9.06 oz. (281.9 gr.) gross
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, London, 28 November 1991, lot 778.
Acquired at the above sale by the father of the present owner.
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