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SNUFFBOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On cover is a view of some building to the left and right and a cobblestoned street in the foreground while the background is engraved with the rays of the sun. Sides have a criss cross pattern in niello and on the bottom a checquered pattern with an eight lobed panel in the center intended for a monogram.

Category:
niellos
Object name:
SNUFFBOX
Made from:
Silver -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1874
Size:
4.1 × 6.6 cm (1 5/8 × 2 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.68
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK in bottom: St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, 84, B.C./1874; inside lid: St. George, 84, 1874, illegible
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973