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A Russian silver niello snuffbox, decorated with a violonist playing under a tree, unmarked, Russia, circa 1780
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215
A Russian silver niello snuffbox, decorated with a violonist playing under a tree, unmarked, Russia, circa 1780
Estimate
3,5004,500
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A Russian silver niello snuffbox, decorated with a violonist playing under a tree, unmarked, Russia, circa 1780
the lid decorated with a scene representing a violonist playing under a tree on which are perched a peacok and a dove, surrounded by a horse, a goat, a dog and a lion within scrolls on matted ground, the frame engraved with a Cyrillic sentence meaning "Love does not extinguish with death"
8.1 cm long, 115 g ;  3  3/16 in. 3oz 13dwt
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Style : Mobilier, Objets d’art et Orfèvrerie

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Paris