A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX

MARK OF VASILII ZALESOV, ST PETERSBURG, 1829

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOX
MARK OF VASILII ZALESOV, ST PETERSBURG, 1829
Rectangular, the hinged cover depicting the view of Saint Isaac's Square and the monument to Nicholas I, St Petersburg, the front side depicting a river view of Arkhangelsk, the base depicting a river landscape with figures and boats, the sides decorated with floral cagework, gilt interior, marked inside cover, base and on flange
3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide
3.60 oz. (112.0 gr.) gross