A Russian Partly Gilded Salt Box and a Silver Evening Purse, the salt box in the form of a loaf of bread, resting on a circular waiter overlaid by a 'napkin,' the hinged cover with finial in the form of a salt chair, Moscow, 1870; the purse chased to imitate fabric, decorated with an Imperial eagle, the border set with diamonds, the finials set with cabochon jewels, St. Petersburg, late 19th century. Widths 41/2 in. and 3 in. (11.4 cm. and 7.6 cm.)

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A Russian Partly Gilded Salt Box and a Silver Evening Purse, the salt box in the form of a loaf of bread, resting on a circular waiter overlaid by a 'napkin,' the hinged cover with finial in the form of a salt chair, Moscow, 1870; the purse chased to imitate fabric, decorated with an Imperial eagle, the border set with diamonds, the finials set with cabochon jewels, St. Petersburg, late 19th century. Widths 41/2 in. and 3 in. (11.4 cm. and 7.6 cm.)