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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1743

    A Russian silver and niello snuff box

    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, MOSCOW 1865

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Russian silver and niello snuff box
    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, MOSCOW 1865
    Rectangular, the cover nielloed with a depiction of the Monument to Peter the Great within a chequerboard border -- 4¼ in. (11 cm.); a further Russian silver and niello snuff box, the cover engraved with an architectural design within a nielloed chequerboard border, Moscow 1864; a small silver and niello snuff box, the cover nielloed with a study of a seated figure, Moscow, circa 1810; and a silver cigarette case, the cover stamped with a figural study -- 4 3/8 in. (11.4 cm.) (4)


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