A RARE PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO BOX PROBABLY VELIKII USTIUG, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A RARE PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO BOX PROBABLY VELIKII USTIUG, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY The niello cover depicting the portrait of Field Marshal Alexander Suvorov after I. Kreützinger, within a gilt stippled rim, the reverse nielloed with a classical allegory of Victory, apparently unmarked, with import marks on rim 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) diameter