Russian Metal Artworks

Matchbox with enamel miniature "Winter troika”

    Matchbox with enamel miniature "Winter troika”

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Egor Cheryatov gold and silverware factory

    Silver, enamel; painted enamel “en plein”, (matte), presswork, engraving

    6.2 x 4.0 x 2.1 cm

    Marks: “Е.Ч”; tee of Moscow district Assay office in 1899-1908 with alloy number “84”


    Silver, smooth rectangular matchbox with ornately shaped slotted sides; decorated with medallion with enamel miniature and the image of winter troika. Embossed foliage ornament is the form of a fancy flower with leaves is below the medallion.