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Antique Imperial Russian Silver Enamel Snuff Box

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 Antique Imperial Russian Silver Enamel Snuff Box

ON HOLD--Outstanding Antique Imperial Russian Silver Enamel Snuff Box. Gilded and enameled cloisonne silver made by the Russian silversmith master Grigoriy Mikhailovich (Mih), his workshop operated from 1893 until the Russian Revolution.
DETAILS: the snuff box is made from gold gilded silver and decorated with enamel (each of the colors of enamel had to be fired at different temperatures), silver twisted wire soldered to the surface of the box and filled with enamel, marked in several places with the Russian Imperial silver hallmarks: (1) a head of a woman, (2) “84” and (3) initials in Cyrillic of the silversmith Grigoriy Mikhailovich (Mih) (translation in Latin alphabet).
REFERENSES: “Russian Gold and Silverwork from the 15th to 20th Century” (a copy is attached to the listing).
CONDITION: the Snuff Box is in very good condition, no repairs, no damage or restoration.
MEASUREMENTS: 2 5/8 inches (6,7 cm) long, 2 inches (5 cm) wide and approximately 1 inch (2,5 cm) tall.

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