London, South Kensington
15 June 2004
A Russian Silver Snuff Box
Cyrillic maker's mark AS, Moscow, 1857, assay masters possibly I. Avdeyev
The oblong box engraved with a view of the Kremlin with the river Moscow in the foreground, all surrounded by foliate scrolls, the sides with lattice and wavy line motifs, the interior gilded
3½in. (9cm.) long, 4oz.
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