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SNUFFBOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On cover is a huntsman riding in opencountry and followed by a hound, all in silver and niello with a stippled gilt sky. Bottom has a view of a village with same techinique. Borders are zigzags in silver against niello.

Object name:
SNUFFBOX
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1836
Size:
3 × 5.7 cm (1 3/16 × 2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.58
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK inside bottom: H.K./1856 in a square, 84 in a square, Ob in a square; inside cover: 84, Ob, St. George and the Dragon for Moscow
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973