Cigarette case, Tobacco box (1) - .875 (84 Zolotniki) silver - Russia - Late 19th century

Description
Cigarette case, Tobacco box (1) - .875 (84 Zolotniki) silver - Russia - Late 19th century
Good condition - used with small signs of ageing - 110 g

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.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Cigarette case, Tobacco box
Material
.875 (84 Zolotniki) silver
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of ageing
Dimensions
1.5×6×10 cm
Weight
110 g
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