• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX

    MOSCOW, 1862, MARKED 'NI' IN CYRILLIC FOR AN UNKNOWN MASTER

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    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX
    MOSCOW, 1862, MARKED 'NI' IN CYRILLIC FOR AN UNKNOWN MASTER
    Rectanglar box with rounded corners, the cover and base decorated with incised and nielloed coffer pattern, the four sides nielloed with repeating lozenges divided by pilasters at the corners, raised incorporated thumbpiece incised with inverted 'v' pattern
    4 5/16 in. (85 mm.) wide


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