London, South Kensington
26 June 2007
A 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER & NIELLO SNUFF BOX,
MARK OF IVAN KALTYKOV, MOSCOW, 1838,
Curved rectangular form, cover with Falconet's statue of Peter the Great, sides & base with architectural views, the latter seen from a river with sailing vessel in foreground, 3¼ in. long (8.3 cm.), 3 oz.
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