RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF BOX, MID-LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY; AND A SILVER-GILT SUGAR SIFTER, THE SILVERSMITH NIKOLAI NEMIROV-KOLODKIN, THE UNKNOWN ASSAYER “A*P,” 1885, BOTH MOSCOW.Est. $300-$500
Sold: $360 ($300)
The box engraved on the hinged cover with Falconet’s equestrian statue of Peter the Great, town mark, 84 and maker’s mark “Ob” in Cyrillic letters on the interior cover and base, length 2 ⅞ inches; the second engraved with initials and fully marked on the handle reverse. 4 oz. total.