AN ALEXANDER I NIELLOED SILVER-GILT BOX

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moscow, 182?, maker's mark cyrillic v g

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Rectangular, the engraved cover nielloed with the profile busts of Tsar Alexander and his consort Elizabeth flanked by flags, cannons and cannonballs within a nielloed stiff-leaf border, the base engraved with military trophies on a nielloed cross-patterned ground, with ribbed sides (worn)