Russian Metal Artworks

Stamp collection box

    Stamp collection box

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Fabergé firm

    Silver; presswork, casting, chasing, gilding

    4.3 x 9.7 x 6.3 cm

    Mark of the firm “К.ФАБЕРЖЕ”, two-headed eagle – the Russian Empire coat of arms; tee of Moscow district Assay office in 1908-1917 with alloy "84" and Greek letter Delta for district identification; certification mark of Moscow district Assay office in 1908-1917


    Silver rectangular gilded inside stamp collection box with four spherical feet and hinged lid. The stamp box is decorated in the Neoclassical style: a belt of laurel leaves is chased along the upper edge of smooth walls; embossed image of laurel wreath with ribbons emphasizes the polished surface of the hinged lid. Three oblique compartments are inside the box.