Russian Enamel

Box with ornately shaped sides

    Box with ornately shaped sides

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Silver, enamel; filigree enamel, repousse, gilding, filigree

    6.5 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm

    Marks: “НЖ”; identification mark and tee of Moscow Assay district department in1908-1918 with alloy “84”


    Rectangular box with ornately shaped sides and hinged lid, decorated in the Neo-Russian style with filigree enamel. The lateral sides and lid are decorated with foliage geometric ornament located on repoussed, as well as enamel green, light-beige, purple and blue background. The pattern is comprised of fancy flowers with leaves - curls, five-petalled floral rosettes, filigree glomerate, rings, ovals, triangles and lozenges. The enamels color scheme is based on the combination of green, turquoise, blue-gray, blue, white, purple and red shades.