Gold and Enamel Snuff-Box

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circa 1850

gold, enamel

width: 8.9 cm

maker’s mark: illegible, partly rubbed

inventory number: 2324

А cartouche-shaped gold snuff-box with baluster sides and a raised foliate thumbpiece, overall engraved with foliate scrolls, the lid decorated with scrolls parcel-enamelled in translucent blue and opaque black, the interior of the lid engraved with a presentation inscription in Russian: “To highly esteemed Medea Ivanovna Mrs Figner in memory of the visit of Nicholai Nicholaievich to Baku 1902. / closest friends.”

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