* A Russian Enameled Silver Snuff Box
Mark of the 11th Artel, Moscow, Late 19th/Early 20th Century
of octagonal form, the lid centered by an enameled rosette among polychrome foliate and volute decoration, the sides worked with geometric and bead motifs.
marked with '84' standard on underside
3 ozt 6 dwts gross
Width 2 3/8 inches.
Estimate $ 600-800
Property from the Collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
In overall decent, stable condition.
Light to moderate wear to case exterior consistent with age and use. Dirt ant dust to recesses. Base pushed in to body slightly. Examination under Uv light reveals evidence of likely repair to enamel on side near hinge. Lid apparently unmarked. Additional images available upon request.