the plain round box with gilded interior and with slip-on cover, the base inscribed in Cyrillic, 'To His Imperial Highness Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, 1847,' 9 ozs.

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The plain round box with gilded interior and with slip-on cover, the base inscribed in Cyrillic, 'To His Imperial Highness Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, 1847,' 9 ozs. diameter 3 3/4in. (9.5cm.) A Russian silver toilet box, Johann Bernhard Hertz, St. Petersburg 1847 Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich (1847-1909) was the son of Alexander II and the father of Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich who was married to Victoria Melita. Provenance: By direct descent to the present owner