PROBABLY MOSCOW, CIRCA 1880

An brass replica of the Peter the Great Casket

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An brass replica of the Peter the Great Casket
probably Moscow, circa 1880
Shaped oval, on spreading foot, the body with stylized birds amongst scrolling foliage, the hinged domed cover with the crowned double-headed eagle and the Russian inscription 'By Grace of God the Great Lord Tsar and Great Prince Peter Alekseevich of all Russia', apparently unmarked
61/8in. (15.5cm.)