An enamelled silver-mounted photograph album, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1874

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The silk cover with silver-gilt pierced strapwork mounts, applied at four corners with plaques enamelled in red, blue and white, centred with silver and champlevé enamel cartouche with dedication inscription in Cyrillic: 'To Prince Alexander Prokhorovich Shirinsky-Shikhmatov as a Keepsake From Professors and Academic Staff of the Moscow Imperial University 1867-1874', with two silver-gilt strapwork clasps, on four feet, 84 standard

28 by 38cm, 11 by 15in.