London, South Kensington
30 November 2007
AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN PROVINCIAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER & NIELLO SNUFF BOX,
MARK OF ALEXANDER IVANOV SHILIN, VELIKIY USTYUG, 1824,
Rectangular with linear ground, the base with disc cartouche depicting the arms of Velikiy Ustyug encircled by military trophies, the cover with similar cartouche of Falconet's equestrian statue of Peter the Great.
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