A rare parcel-gilt silver and niello snuff box

F.K. Buschkovsky, maker's mark in initials, assaymaster M.I. Igumnov, Veliki Ustiug, 1813-1815

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Rectangular with cut corners, the lid engraved with the map of the Government of Vologda, showing towns and monasteries, roads and boundaries, a distance scale in verts between the towns, the base engraved with a local almanac giving information about the population, monasteries, villages and factories, all against a fine sable gound