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SNUFFBOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On cover is a view of a town square and on bottom a view of a village, both in niello on a stippled ground and surrounded by elaborate scroll cartouches.

Category:
niellos
Object name:
SNUFFBOX
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1856
Size:
4.1 x 6.5 cm (1 5/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.56
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK in bottom: St. Geroge and Dragon for Moscow, A.K./1856 in a square, 84 in a square, RP in a square
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973