27 Nov 2013 Russian Art Auctions

27 Nov 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


MAKER'S MARK AB IN CYRILLIC, ST PETERSBURG, LAST QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY, 88 STANDARD

415. A SMALL SILVER-GILT AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL SALT THRONE

MAKER'S MARK AB IN CYRILLIC, ST PETERSBURG, LAST QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY, 88 STANDARD

Height 7 cm.
4,000–6,000 GBP


Enamelled with blue, red and white geometric borders and folk motifs on stippled gilt ground, the back plate enamelled with a cockerel, the enamelled Cyrillic proverb on the lidded seat “without salt, without bread conversation is bad” and another around the base “eat bread and salt, speak the truth”.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.