TWO PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOXES

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ONE, MARK OF IVAN ZHILIN, VELIKII USTIUG, 1792; THE OTHER, WITH INDISTINCT MAKER’S MARK, 1834

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TWO PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF-BOXES
ONE, MARK OF IVAN ZHILIN, VELIKII USTIUG, 1792; THE OTHER, WITH INDISTINCT MAKER’S MARK, 1834
One circular, the detachable cover and base nielloed with rural landscapes on gilt stippled ground, within laurel borders, marked under cover; the other rectangular, the hinged cover, base and sides nielloed with architectural views on gilt stippled ground, within laurel borders, with thumb-piece, marked inside cover and base
3 3/8 in. (8.7 cm.) wide and smaller
9 oz. (303 gr.) gross