PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO BONBONNIÈRE
RUSSIA, CIRCA 1800
Circular, the cover engraved with two female figures before the altar, the base engraved with a young girl holding a ship, on gilt sunburst ground, the cover with concentric pearl-guilloche borders, with import marks
3½ in. (8.8 cm.) diameter
3.64 oz. (113.1 gr.) gross
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 19 November 1979, lot 85.