Cabinet of Curiosities

June 08 - 13, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 330
Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890
  • Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890
  • Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890
  • Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890
  • Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890
  • Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890
  • Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890
  • Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890

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Russian Imperial Alexander III 'Bread and Salt' Walnut Presentation Tray, c.1890

the inlaid oval well with central double-headed eagle Russian State Emblem, centred by Volhynian coats of arms and perimeter Cyrillic inscription "To Their Imperial Majesties from the Volyn Nobility', the rim relief carved with cyphers of Alexander III and Maria Feodorovna and coats of arms of the 12 Volyn Uyezd cities amongst floral and wheat sprays, all flanked by winged cherubs and Celtic knot carved handles
22.4 x 32.3 in — 57 x 82 cm

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $21,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Additional Info:

Department: Decorative Arts