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PRESENTATION BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Most of surface of red gold box is covered with reeding. At either end and running around box is a band of flowers carved in four color gold. Attached to center of the lid is the double headed eagle and imperial crown, all in diamonds. Below eagle is engraved A III.

Object name:
PRESENTATION BOX
Made from:
Gold -- diamonds
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
5.6 × 8.7 cm (2 3/16 × 3 7/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.96
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK; MONOGRAM on interior of bottom: illegible, interlaced letters CK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973