An 18th century Russian silver snuff box A. Polozov, Moscow, active 1758-1768 (2)
Lot 23
An 18th century Russian silver snuff box
A. Polozov, Moscow, active 1758-1768 (2)
Sold for £562 (US$ 910) inc. premium

Lot Details
An 18th century Russian silver snuff box
A. Polozov, Moscow, active 1758-1768
Circular form, chased bands of stylised wheat to the top, sides and base, the top with an embossed coat of arms in the centre, gilt interior, diameter 7.5cm, together with an early 20th century Russian cigarette case, rectangular form with corrugated body, engraved leaf scrolls to the ends and an engraved monogram "JB" to the centre, gilt interior with an engraved presentation inscription "To the most understanding and kind man I met in China, to John from Helen", length 15.8cm, weight 11oz. (2)

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the second item in the lot is a cigar case.
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