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SALT CHAIR FROM A BACHELOR SET

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About this object

Designed like peasant chair, seat lifting up to hold salt. Base has bands of niello on a stippled ground. Back of chair from front is decorated with openings and only the rear is decorated with niello.

Category:
niellos
Object name:
SALT CHAIR FROM A BACHELOR SET
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello -- steel
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1860
Size:
7.6 cm (3 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.113.1
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on base: St. George and the Dragon, ?/1860, 84, Sazikov in Cyrillic, Imperial Eagle; Without Salt, without bread, a dinner is only half complete
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973