A silver-gilt niello Snuff-box

MARKED WITH THE UNRECORDED MAKER'S CYRILLIC INITIALS D.SH, MOSCOW, 1816

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A silver-gilt niello Snuff-box

marked with the unrecorded maker's Cyrillic initials D.Sh, Moscow, 1816

Oblong with rounded corners, the hinged cover with Zeus and Juno in the clouds, the base with a youth holding a laurel garland, the sides with architectural scenes, all on stippled ground, marked inside cover and base

3.5/8in. (9.2cm.) long

126 gr. gross