A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & NIELLO SNUFF BOX
MARK OF OB (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, CIRCA 1825
Rectangular with stylised leaf borders, cover depicting a mounted Tsar Nicholas in military uniform accompanied by a Cossack aide, a city and river with sailing craft in the distance, a Cyrillic panel with legend "NICHOLAS I" below, village views to sides and military trophies to base, gilt interior inscribed with Cyrillic presentation dated "1890"
2 7/8 in. long (7.4 cm.)
2.75 oz. (86 gm.)