A GROUP OF THREE RUSSIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF BOXES,

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VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS, 19TH CENTURY

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A GROUP OF THREE RUSSIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF BOXES,
VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS, 19TH CENTURY
Comprising:- one with flautist serenading a lady, base with architectural view, mark of OB (Cyrillic), Moscow, 1836, another with incurved cover depicting an officer in plumed bicorne hat in role of Good Samaritan, having stepped from his troika to help a man lying on the ground, base with architectural view with boat in foreground, mark of Ivan Kaltykov, Moscow, circa 1825, and a third with Samson wrestling with a lion, base with two sailing craft, sides with architectural views, mark of I.O (Cyrillic), Moscow, 1821
Largest box 3¾ in. long (9.7 cm.)
9 oz. (279 gm.) (3)