A Russian silver and niello box with Peter the Great, Kasan, 1822
Works of Art, Antiquities, Asian and Russian Art | A94kua | Live auction | 479 Lots
DescriptionRound body. Lid with applied nielloed double-head eagle on engraved ground and Cyrillic inscription "350th anniversary of the double-head eagle". Back of the lid with applied portrait of Tsar Peter I (monarch of the Tsardom of Russia and later of the Russian Empire) surrounded by Cyrillic inscription "150th anniversary of Peter the Great". Sides with mythical creatures surrounded by foliage. Bottom stamped with hallmark, 84-standard, assayer's mark of Akinfii Serebrianikov "AS 1822". Diameter 9 cm, height 4.5 cm, weight 261.28 g.
Condition: II -
Keywords: Пётр Алексе́евич Рома́нов Questions about the lot?