ANTIQUE 19thC RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER & NIELLO ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, MOSCOW c.1835

ANTIQUE 19thC RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER & NIELLO ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, MOSCOW c.1835

995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4098

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Imperial Russian Solid Silver and niello enamel snuff box, parcel gilt, each side decorated with a niello enamel decoration, the cover depicting a very unusual subject, with a nude Venus under a tree in a landscape, the base and sides depicting landscapes and buildings.

Both parts are fully Hallmarked Imperial Russian silver (84, for 875 silver standard), Moscow, year 1820-30, Maker's mark in Cyrillic "O.B", probably for Omar Butaev.

CONDITION

In Excellent condition - No damage, just minor wear.

SIZE

Length: 7.6cm

Width: 4.7 x 1.6cm

Weight: 77g