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.