Russian Metal Artworks

Oval salt cellar

    Oval salt cellar

    Russia, Moscow


    Fabergé firm

    Silver; casting, chasing, gilding

    2.1 х 6.2 х 5.3 cm

    Mark of Moscow Assay office with initials of dstrict inspector "ИЛ", silver alloy "84"; mark of Moscow branch of Carl Faberge firm, 1899-1908.


    Oval salt cellar on four ball feet in the Neo classic style. The salt cellar body is decorated with an ornamental meander band. The central part of the body is ornated with laurel garlands bound with ribbons. The top section of the salt cellar side is decorated with a stylized image of Lictor's rods bound with ribbons.