Russian Metal Artworks

Tobacco box

    Tobacco box

    Russia, Moscow


    Silver; chiselling, gilding

    6.3 x 19.9 x 12.9 cm

    Marks: "ВВ"; "А.С/1876", "84", Moscow city coat of arms


    Silver rectangular box, partly gilded inside, with a hinged lid. The box sides are covered with the carved pattern imitating the surface of the wooden tobacco packing, which is tied with two crossed ornamental ribbons with the image of a double-headed eagle and repeatedly place inscriptions "ТАБАКЪ ПРИВОЗЪ ТАБАКЪ ПРИВОЗНЫЙ". An artistically decorated carved inscription is on the lid: "H. UP MANN FLOR”.