Lot 516: TWO RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO FIGURAL SNUFFBOXES AND A BEAKER, LATE 18TH - EARLY 19TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the first snuffbox with harvest scene on cover, landscape on base, gold thumbpiece, unidentified master A.D, Moscow, second quarter 19th century; the second with warrior and lion before a king and queen, the base with couple in stag-drawn chariot, indistinctly marked, probably late 18th century; the beaker with checkered sides, unidentified master A*B, Moscow, 1864; all 84 standard. Together with a monogrammed silver beaker, Mayerhofer, Vienna, 1828, and a niello desk seal, probably German, 5 pieces.
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Dimensions: height of 2 3/4 in.