Russian Enamel

Toiletry box (presumably, boîte à mouches )

    Toiletry box (presumably, boîte à mouches )

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg


    Fabergé firm, Anna Ringe gold and silverware workshop

    Silver, mirror; enamel over guilloché, gilding

    Diameter 4.3 cm

    Marks: workshop – “AR”, tee of Saint-Petersburg District Assay department 1908- 1917, with alloy “88”; the Greek letter "alpha"


    Flat round box with the hinged lid and mirror on the inner side, with an eyelet and a hanger ring. The box surface is covered with transparent blue enamel over guilloché background.
    This box might be intended for patches (patch box, or boîte à mouches)