Russian Enamel

Salt cellar (in the branded box)

    Salt cellar (in the branded box)

    Russia, Moscow


    Khlebnikov factory

    Silver; enamel over filigree, filigree, gilding

    Height 1.8 cm

    Marks: "IKH", "A.P/1885", "88", Moscow city coat of arms


    Eight pointed star -shaped salt cellar with concave sides, with semi-spherical bowl in the center, in the Russian style. Each side is piped with filigree braid and decorated with enamel-over-filigree composition consisting of fancy birds seated with their backs to each other, with scallop tails with a fancy flower between them. The images are on blue enamel background. The top of the salt cellar is ornated with stylized enamel-over-filigree floral design against turquoise background. The bowl is framed with filigree braid.

    The enamels’ colours are blue, turquoise, red and white. The salt cellar is enclosed in the branded box of Ivan Khlebnikov shop.