Russian Enamel

Box with a detachable lid

    Box with a detachable lid

    Russian Empire

    Early 18th century (box – the 19th century)

    Silver, enamel, leather; filigree enamel

    6.6 x 6.7 x 3.8 cm


    Box with detachable lid with ring-grip. Leather box in the 19th century replaced the box body that originally was made of wood. Silver plates with a scalloped edge of the case bottom and lid are decorated with filigree rings of navy, turquoise, white, yellow and green enamels located on blue enamel background.