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RH9473 Russian Antique Silver Box Moscow 1887

A rare and unusual Russian antique silver table box with a hinged clasp and handles. The hinged lid of the box is covered with a hand chased detailed applied trompe l'oeil napkin. The box is very well put together and has considerable weight. The sides of the box are chased with a basket weave pattern on all four sides. Marked on the base, the interior of the lid and on the applied napkin, Moscow ( St George and the dragon) and 1887.

Width 8".

Depth 4 1/2".

Height 4".

Weight 27.85 troy oz.

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