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SNUFFBOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On cover is a view of a building with an encircling wreath and a similar scene on the bottom of the box, all in niello on a stippled ground. On sides of the box is a meander pattern in niello.

Object name:
SNUFFBOX
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1874
Size:
2.9 × 7.9 cm (1 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.69
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK in bottom: St. George and the Dragon, B.C./1874, 84, P.K.' some inside lid and side
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973