A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO CARTOGRAPHIC BOX

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INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK, POSSIBLY VELIKII USTIUG, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO CARTOGRAPHIC BOX
INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK, POSSIBLY VELIKII USTIUG, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Circular, the detachable cover depicting a map of St Petersburg, the base depicting a map of Moscow, engraved with the two cities' coat-of-arms with cartographic features and keys, within gilt laurel borders, gilt interior, marked inside base
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) diameter
5.40 oz. (168.1 gr.) gross