ANTIQUE 20thC RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER & ENAMEL PILL BOX, 11th ARTEL c.1910

ANTIQUE 20thC RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER & ENAMEL PILL BOX, 11th ARTEL c.1910

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20th Century Imperial Russian silver and enamel cushion shaped pill box, all side decorated with traditional Russian stylised flowers, foliage, small triangles in polychrome cloisonne' enamel, the snuff box is richly parcel gilded inside and thumb piece set with a ruby cabochon. Hallmarked Russian silver 84 (875), Moscow, year 1908-1926, Maker's mark A11 for 11th Artel.

Reference Number: A5496

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DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century Imperial Russian solid silver and enamel cushion shaped pill box, all side decorated with traditional Russian stylised flowers, foliage, small triangles in polychrome cloisonne' enamel, the snuff box is richly parcel gilded inside and thumb piece set with a ruby cabochon.

Hallmarked Russian silver 84 (875 standard), Moscow, year 1908-1926, Maker's mark A11, (11th Artel), Active in Moscow between 1908 and 1917. It is one of the most famous for the high quality of its production and it supplied Fabergé and the Imperial court. The 11th Artel produced mostly cloisonné and guilloche enamel tea and coffee sets, sugar and tea/coffee spoons, kovshi and tea strainers in the traditional Russian style with Art Nouveau influences.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage, just general wear.


SIZE

Width: 5cm
Height: 2cm
Weight: 50g