SMALL rectangular SILVER TABATIÈRE with niello decoration, all sides, of foliage and interlacing. Lid lip and inside gilded. Hardly legible punches. Probably Moscow, 1840 and Nicholas Dubrovin, essayist. H. 7.5 cm - W. 7.8 cm - D. 3.5 cm ALM Gross weight: 106.3 g Wear and tear to the decoration Provenance: This snuffbox belonged to Nicolas Andreevitch Malewsky-Malevitch, Grand Marshal of the Court and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to H.M. the Emperor of Japan. She has since remained in her progeny.
Estimate 180 - 220 EUR
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