AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & NIELLO SNUFF BOX,

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MARK OF IVAN KALTYKOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1825,

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AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & NIELLO SNUFF BOX,
MARK OF IVAN KALTYKOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1825,
Rectangular with rounded corners, cover depicting St.George slaying the dragon, an angel to left & buildings to right, the reverse with a man paying homage to a seated figure, buildings & tree behind, plain gilt sides & gilt interior, 3½ in. long (9 cm.), 4.25 oz.