A Jewelled Gold-Mounted Guilloche Enamel Imperial Presentation Snuff-Box

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BY Faberge, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF GABRIEL NIUKKANEN, 1908-1917

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A Jewelled Gold-Mounted Guilloche Enamel Imperial Presentation Snuff-Box

By Faberge, with the workmaster's mark of Gabriel Niukkanen, 1908-1917

Oblong, with rounded corners, enamelled in translucent purple over a wood-grained guilloche ground, the hinged cover centering the diamond-set crowned cypher of Emperor Nicholas II, the cover and sides mounted a cage with cast and chased palmettes and flower heads within scrolled borders, marked inside cover and base and on flange

3? in. (8.5cm.) wide