Antique snuff box in silver with niello engraving made in Russia.
The lid shows a Russian horse-drawn carriage, a troika, with figures, surrounded by a geometric and scroll decorations.
The back side is embellished with elegant geometrical motifs in silver and niello.
Snap closure in working condition. Inside the box still retains the original hooks and elastic bands.
In some parts, the niello is slightly worn, as shown by pictures.
Hallmarked inside (on both sides); silver fineness 84. Signed by the initials of the silversmith. Marked with an engraved female head facing to the left. The picture gallery is an integral part of the lot description.
- No. of items
- Cigarette case, Tobacco box
- .875 (84 Zolotniki) silver
- Estimated Period
- Late 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of ageing
- 1.5×6×10 cm
- 110 g