A Silver and niello Snuff Box



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Of rectangular form, the lid centred with a circular medallion enclosing a view of the Triumphal Arch, Moscow, circumscribed by the inscription: Triumphal Arch in Moscow 11. Oct. 1834, further ornamented on lid, base and sides with geometrically arranged circular devices, foliage and stylised flowerheads, gilt interior, the lid inscribed: From Kiselev to the most respected Mr. Garnev, makers mark, Moscow, circa 1834, other mark rubbed, in original red leather case, the base applied with a trade label inscribed: C. Krogerstrom a Moscau.