Antique Imperial Russian Silver Egg (Box) with Gold Interior - Ivan Sveshnikov. The photos below are of the actual product you will receive. Colours of the product may slightly differ from the photos due to different computer screens. This is an Imperial Russian solid silver egg box with a gilt interior crafted by silversmith Ivan Sveshnikov in Moscow c.Unlike counterpart Imperial Russian silver eggs (such as egg cups), this piece features a hinge and a side-ways opening, a design which closer resembles a pill/snuff box. The exterior is constructed from standard Russian 875 silver (84 Zolotnik Marked) and features a polished finish with an exquisite dotted pattern. Contrastingly, the interior is gilded with a bright gold plate and despite its age, it is in excellent condition. The hinge and closure function smoothly however, there is a very slight gap upon closure (please refer to photos).
The egg is fully hallmarked on both sides with the maker's mark and the 84 Zolotnik mark accompanied by the Moscow town mark. This Imperial Russian Egg is undoubtedly a unique and captivating collectors piece for those looking to add to their bespoke Russian silver/antique collection. Imperial Russian Silver Egg Box with Gilt Interior.Hallmarked , "84" Zolotnik & Moscow Town Mark. Unique Side-ways Open Box Design.
Size (mm) L:60mm W:50mm H:40mm. Size (inches) L:2.36 W:1.96 H:1.57. Weight: 53 Grams (1.86 oz).
Please bear in mind this item is antique and shows slight signs of cosmetic wear on the exterior and interior of the item. Please refer to the photos for further details on the condition of this item. Colours of the product may slightly differ from the photos due to different computer screen colourations.
The item "Antique Imperial Russian Silver Egg (Box) with Gold Interior Ivan Sveshnikov" is in sale since Saturday, February 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Russian". The seller is "artisan_antiques" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.