Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case
Antique Russian Silver Case

Antique Russian Silver Case

1875 Russia

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Fantastic quality. An antique silver cigarette case with intricate basket weave decoration. The engraved niello band has some Russian letters in cyrilic writing on one side and to the other side there is a central cartouche in the form of a seal with engraved initials and a crest. Operated with a push button, the mechanism works well and the interior is gilded. Weight 128 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 2.5 cms. Box measures 10 x 5.5 cms. Marked inside in the top and bottom with Russian silver marks and the date 1875.
This lovely Russian box is in excellent condition with no damage or restoration. Lovely crisp original decoration. No wear to the gilding. Clear marks which are easy to read.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Russian silver fineness is measured in zolotniks and there are 96 zolotniks to the Russian pound. 84 zolotniks corresponds to 875 parts per 1000 silver whereas sterling silver has 926 parts per 1000 silver.
Stock Code
7178
Medium
Silver
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The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London
WC2A 1QS

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