A painted enamel snuff-box

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CIRCA 1760

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A painted enamel snuff-box
circa 1760
The cover painted with scenes from the Battle of Kunersdorf and an inscription in Russian above, the sides with trophies of arms, the base with a drum, the interior with an oval portrait of Empress Elizabeth of Russia within a oval inscription against a trophy of arms, with waived gilt-metal mounts, apparently unmarked
5 3/8 in. (8.2 cm.) long