For your consideration is a rare and important antique Imperial Russian 84 Silver and Enamel Lillies of The Valley Cigarette Case / Vesta / Snuff Box by world renowned Imperial Russian silversmith, Ovchinnikov. Hand-painted enamel, channel set in the form of Lilies of the Valley, similar to Russian champleve enamel work. Fully hallmarked for 84 Imperial Russian silver with city mark, assay mark, and workmaster/ silversmith maker's mark initials for Ovchinnikov factory.
Clearly one of a kind. Weight is 113.41 grams. Guaranteed original, correct, and authentic. Slight / tiny enamel loss to leaf, as pictured. Original tarnish / patina to exterior.
Gold wash interior is nearly perfect. A very rare and wonderful example indeed. Circular Imperial warrant for St.Petersburg branch of Moscow's company P. Founder of gold and silver factory in 1853.
In 1882 OVCHINNIKOV received the title of Imperial Court supplier. The item "Antique OVCHINNIKOV Imperial Russian 84 Silver Cigarette Case Vesta Snuff Box RU" is in sale since Thursday, December 3, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "galleryoff5th" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.