MARKED WITH CYRILLIC INITIALS FA, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

Author

A SILVER TROMPE-L'OEIL CIGAR-BOX

Add to collection

Lot details

A SILVER TROMPE-L'OEIL CIGAR-BOX marked with Cyrillic initials FA, Moscow, circa 1890
Oblong, the hinged cover and sides chased and engraved to simulate wood grain and tax bands, gilt interior, the inside cover engraved with the Russian inscription, 'In dear memory to Konstantin Danilovich Gapanovich, from the head quarters of the 16th Infantry Division 24 Feb 1900,' marked inside cover
8in. (21.3cm.) long 21oz. (656gr.)