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Russian Silver and Polychrome Cloisonne Enamel Salts - Antique Circa 1920


A fine and impressive pair of antique Russian silver and polychrome cloisonn© enamel salts; an addition to our silver cruet and condiment collection

SKU A8736

These fine antique Russian silver salts have a circular rounded form, onto a circular collet base.

The surface of these Russian salts are embellished with fine and impressive cloisonn© scrolling foliate designs using various tones of blue, red, green and white sections of polychrome enamel, all on a matte gilded background.

The enamel designs are encompassed with applied silver paralleling rope twist ornamentation.

The upper and lower rims are further accented with paralleling bands of white enamel circular motifs.

The anterior and interior surfaces of these antique salts retain the original gilding.

The hallmarks to the underside of these Russian antique salts include:

Maker's Mark: B.A*

Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks**)

City Mark: St George slaying the dragon (Moscow, Russia)

* This maker could be either Vasily Andreyev or Vasily Akimov 

** 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver

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Maker: Unknown

These Russian antique salts are a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition in keeping with age.

The original gilding has wear in keeping with age.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

The Russian hallmarks struck to the underside of each salt are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique silverware.

Diameter of rim 3.7cm/1.5"

Diameter of base 2.9cm/1.1"

Height 3cm/1.2"

1.9 troy ounces/60.3g

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