A Russian silver and pictorial enamel salt throne, Orest Kurlyukov, Moscow, 1908-1917
the back of the throne pierced and set with cabochon hardstones and enamelled en plein with a scene of boyarina
offering bread and salt before a walled city, the hinged lid and sides enamelled with Art Nouveau style ornament with
pink Gerbera daisies, struck O. Kurlyukov in Cyrillic, 84 standard
height 12.7cm, 5in.
Overall in very good condition; with minor surface wear. The central panel in excellent condition.
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