London, South Kensington
15 June 2004
SILVER, GOLD AND OBJECTS OF VERTU
A Cased Russian Silver and Niello Snuff Box
Cyrillic Maker's mark FV, Moscow, 1858, assay master Victor Savinkov
The shaped oblong box with nielloed flower and leaf motifs, the interior gilded, contained in a fitted plush lined leather covered case
3¼in. (8.2cm.) long, 3oz. (93gr.) gross.
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